Rail has little effect on congestion

Investments in the rail system will not be a factor in commercial property decision-making and will have limited effects on the shape of the urban area, according to Colm McCarthy of DKM Economic Consultants.

15th October, 2005

Investments in the rail system will not be a factor in commercial property decision-making and will have limited effects on the shape of the urban area, according to Colm McCarthy of DKM Economic Consultants.

McCarthy told a DTZ Sherry FitzGerald conference last week that transport investments in Dublin to date, including the Luas, have had little impact on citywide congestion.

McCarthy also criticised the restrictive zoning policies of Dublin area local authorities, and called for...

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