Editorial: The long road to removing traffic from College Green
Plans to pedestrianise parts of the city centre area now look to be gaining momentum and if carried out correctly, will be of benefit to everyone
It seems as though politicians have been talking about the pedestrianisation of College Green for many years, with little to no progress being made.
In 2012, Dublin City Council referenced College Green as the capital’s “most important civic space” in its public realm strategy. Three years later came the first proposals to pedestrianise the area, proposals which would have seen only cross-city Luas trams progressing through a new plaza in the heart of the city ...