Dublin City Council are allow cars on Bachelors Walk on the quays up to O’Connell Street to access car parks off and north of that street.
The details were published in the Dublin City Centre Transport Study (15MB PDF), it includes a u-turn on the city’s plan to ban private traffic from Bachelors Walk and potential car restrictions on the south quays. The city had received positive international media attention for the scope of the original plan.
Bus advocates claim this was a key restriction to enable buses to be moved away from College Green, where the city is planning a plaza which will require buses to be diverted — the quays already carry a large volume of buses and this could close to double once the College Green diversions are put in place.
The full 123 page report can be downloaded here: Dublin City Centre Transport Study (15MB PDF) it is to be debated at the city council transport committee today. The following are listed as key “Locations of Site Specific Measures”: