Dublin City Council is to host a public meeting on its Fitzwilliam Cycle Route plans today, Thursday August 30, from 6pm to 8pm at the council’s Wood Quay Venue.
Despite significant planned improvements for both pedestrians and people cycling of all ages, a local residents group, the South Georgian Core Residents Association, is continuing to claim the improvements are bad for the young and old.
The latest leaflet in circulation from the South Georgian Core Residents Association contains a number of clearly false claims — including that the project will only benefit cyclists and that the council did not examine alternative design option. Council documents on the public record show these claims to have no bases in fact.
Below is the council’s leaflet on tonight’s meeting: