I’ve spent a lot of time in Islandbridge during the lockdown. It’s a great part of the city – with close access to the Phoenix Park, War Memorial Gardens, the Liffey, and town.
The Phoenix Park is going to change. They’ve set out a mobility plan which looks at improving how people get to the park and how they move around it. Public consultation is open until 12th March, here.
Below is an observation I submitted against a co-livng plan for the Carrigan’s Pub site on Old Kilmainham. I would like to see the site developed, but think that co-living is a bad housing model. Update: Dublin City Council have thankfully rejected the application. You can read their five reasons why here.
Green Party councillors on Dublin City Council have welcomed plans to hire 55 new staff to advance cycling and walking projects in the city.
Below is an observation I submitted on the proposals for the Player Wills site, a large site being developed by property developer Hines. As the plans are so large, it is going directly to An Bord Pleanála, bypassing the Council. You can see the full plans here. This ties in with a similar submission I made …
Dublin City has presented two options for how traffic should be managed in a future creation of a College Green Plaza. Option 3 allows 24 hour deliveries through the plaza – option 4 restricts them to before 11am (as with Grafton Street). The ten Green Party councillors on Dublin City Council have made the below …
New plans to reduce the number of cars in the Phoenix Park could be transformational”, local Green Party Councillor Michael Pidgeon has said. The initial study, released by the OPW today (Monday), calls for a series of changes to road access and gate opening, as part of a wider package to improve walking, cycling and …
Below is a draft submission for the third round of BusConnects consultation. This consultation is just on “corridors” – the physical road changes to improve bus journey times – not the actual network of routes themselves.
One of the things the Green Party got into the Programme for Government was to introduce “a deposit-and-return scheme for plastic bottles and aluminium cans.”
I recently put a question into the city council, asking for a list and updates on all the planned greening and public realm upgrade projects for the South West Inner City.