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Dublin City Council continues to put cyclists on footpaths

Bicycle symbols to be painted onto the footpath surface.

Despite Dublin City councillors highlighting cyclists on footpaths as an issue for many residents, the city is planning to mix cyclists and pedestrians at a busy roundabout on the South Circular Road.

The councillors say they are often contacted by residents — especially older ones — about the issue.

Councillors often complain at council meetings that the city does not do enough to stop cyclists from using footpaths. In response, officials claim the issue is purely an enforcement problem which is out of their hands, but Dublin City Council council is increasingly using designs which mix cyclists and pedestrians.

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