€23 million allocation for sustainable transport in greater Dublin

Cycle paths, pedestrian walkways and road upgrades are listed in Dublin, Kildare, Meath and Wicklow

Over €23 million is to be spent on sustainable transport projects in the greater Dublin area.

The schemes include improvements to bus, cycle and pedestrian routes - including an expansion of the Dublin Bikes.

It is hoped the new infrastructure will encourage greater use of sustainable and public transport, reduce congestion and facilitate economic activity.

The 121 projects include allocations to counties Kildare, Meath and Wicklow.

And provision is being made at a number of Third Level campuses for students to take the bus or cycle to college.

 

Key projects

Key projects in Dublin include:

  • The construction of the S2S Pedestrian / Cycle Scheme 
  • The expansion of the Dublin Bikes Scheme
  • The provision of a parallel pedestrian footbridge at Newcomen Bridge
  • Completion of Chapelizod bypass bus lane scheme
  • Implementation of a number of measures to provide enhanced bus priority
  • Royal Canal cycle route
  • Tallaght to Templeogue cycle route
  • N11 cycle facilities upgrade
  • N11 Johnstown Roads junction improvements

Outside Dublin city, funding will be used to identify and progress designs for improved bus, cycle and pedestrian networks in the growing suburbs of Swords, Blanchardstown, Tallaght, Bray and other urban centres in Kildare, Meath and Wicklow.