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NTA wants central traffic control in Dublin

Michael Brennan

Political Editor

@obraonain
22nd August, 2015
Routes that feed traffic into Dublin are not under the control of the councils traffic office. Picture: Maura Hickey

A single control office is on the way to reduce traffic congestion in greater Dublin area.

The best-known traffic control centre is the one operated by Dublin City Council in its headquarters in Wood Quay, where staff have access to CCTV cameras and can change traffic signals to reduce traffic jams.

But there are also eight other centres in operation by other councils and agencies in Dublin and Kildare.

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