IrishCycle.com is the only place online this morning with full coverage of the Liffey Cycle Route and its development.
- Public to have say on four options for Liffey Cycle Route
- Dublin City manager says quays cycle path will help traffic flow
- High-end retailer “horrified” that Liffey Cycle Route will take space from motorists
- Liffey Cycle Route: Presentation by Mr Joe Seymour, Director, Transportation, Aecom; at the Dublin City Council Transportation Strategic Policy Committee Wed, 11th Feb 2015 – 3:00 pm
Coverage of the back story:
- October 24: Motor traffic to be moved away from quays near Heuston Station
- June 2014: Brown Thomas against quays cycle route; wants cheap parking but licenses its name to car park charging more than city council
- June 2013: Want a better cycling experience in Dublin? Here’s how a newspaper can hinder progress
- June 2014: Quays cycle route delay to leave DublinBikes users unprotected for years
- June 2014: Dublin City does not have to apologise for quays plan, manager tells newspaper
- January 2014: Liffey Cycle Route: Construction could start next year
- January 2014: Consultation continues on Liffey cycle route
- September 2013: Proposed cycle routes into Dublin City Centre
- September 2013: Proposed strategic greenways in Greater Dublin
- August 2013: 66% of Dublin politicians support changing quays for cycle route
- June 2012: “We have to do” quays cycle route – senior Dublin engineer
- November 2011: Dutch-style cycle path on Dublin’s quays?
- December 2010: Dublin City Development Plan 2011-2017 adopted (see below)
The Dublin City Development Plan 2011-2017, adopted in December 2010 states:
“It is an objective of Dublin City Council: …To achieve the following critical linkages within the lifetime of the development plan…”
“To provide a continuous cycleway connecting the Phoenix Park and Heuston Station to the proposed S2S route along the city’s quays in consultation with the Office of Public Works”
The plan also makes cycling for all ages a goal:
“The vision for cycling is to make Dublin a city where people of all ages and abilities have the confidence, incentive and facilities to cycle so that by 2017, 25-30% of all new commutes within the city will be by bike.”
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