Thursday August 13, 2020

Transport body wants to extend fast-food outlet ban

The Dublin Transportation Office (DTO) has suggested that Dublin City Council should extend its plan to ban fast-food outlets and mobile phone shops on Grafton Street to include neighbouring streets.

24th March, 2007

DTO chief executive John Henry wrote to the council saying that ‘‘a more extensive area may reduce pressure on Grafton Street in terms of pedestrian movements - something that may be necessary on completion of the various public transport proposals’’.

The Metro terminus, Luas extension and possibly the Heuston Station-Connolly station interconnector are all planned for the Grafton Street area.

The street had an average footfall of about 13,700 people every...

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