Fri, Feb 5, 2021
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The Minister for the Office of Public Works published a report on Phoenix Park Transport and Mobility Options. We welcome a number of positive actions in the report's key recommendations. The public consultation phase commenced on the 29th January for six weeks with the aim of publishing a final report in April 2021. Sign up below for a public meeting on the 15th Feb to discuss the report, the options it contains and suggested feedback for the public consultation.
Sign up here to receive an invite to the online meeting on Monday 15th Feb 2021: neasahourigan.com/pp
Speaking today Neasa Hourigan, TD for Dublin Central said:
“There are many positives in this report in terms of both the core principles and key recommendations. That said I’ll be pushing for improvements including a firmer commitment to reduce commuter traffic and an explicit commitment to ensure access for all including the elderly, disabled, etc.”
The report can be found here. It is a detailed report but the Executive Summary gives a clear overview of the “Preferred Strategy”
At first glance there are two areas that need to be strengthened:
The public consultation phase has commenced and will run until the 12th of March 2021. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, this will take place online only. It includes a virtual room where members of the public can view the report and associated maps and tables. Interested members of the public will be asked to make an online submission. At the end of this consultation period, an analysis of the submissions received will take place with the aim of publishing a final report in April 2021.