There’s a new bike lane planned for Rialto: running from Suir Road all the way to Thomas Street. It’s one of the quick-build interim schemes that Dublin City Council are rolling out, which will eventually be followed up with a permanent scheme.
Category Archives: Inchicore
New social housing for elderly in Inchicore: my planning observation
Charity ALONE are planning to build 43 new one-bed homes for the elderly in Inchicore. I’m very supportive of the new housing and have sent in the below planning observation.
100% Irish veg box: how it compares
Earlier this year I asked people for recommendations for a good veg box in Dublin 8. It can be a little hard to get clear info on what’s available, or what the value is like, so I wanted to share my experiences with them so far. Especially given the cost of living at the moment, …
Big pedestrian improvements for the Grand Canal
After many years of highlighting the problems along the Grand Canal for pedestrians – particularly at badly-designed junctions – we’re finally getting to see some BIG improvements.
The New South Circular Road Cycle Lane: ideas to improve
It’s finally coming! I’ve been pushing for a long time for some kind of cycle protection along the South Circular Road, running from Suir Road Luas stop to the Phoenix Park. Last September I set out an idea for a two-way segregated cycle track, but after discussing in detail with a city engineer, it seems …
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Stations, bridges, and junctions – my submission to Dart+ South West
DART+ South West is a massive rail project which aims to hugely increase and electrify the capacity of the line coming from Celbridge/Hazelhatch into Dublin’s Heuston Station. Consultation closes at 5pm on 23rd June 2021 here. Below are some of my main thoughts in answer to their questions. (If interested, here’s another great submission from …
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Inchicore and Bridgefoot Street bottlebanks – help needed!
UPDATE: The Inchicore/St. Michael’s bottlebanks will be restored in the coming days, as they have found a way to accommodate them on a long-term basis.
Bus Connects: local thoughts for Dublin 8
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.
Greening the South West Inner City: upcoming projects
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.