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Running out of road: Why planners are intent on taking cars out of our cities

Paris is redesigning the Champs-Élysées to make it greener with more space for bicycles and pedestrians. At home, a number of agencies, along with local and national government, are working on similar plans. But is Ireland ready to take the car out of its cities?

A computer-generated image of College Green in Dublin city centre: the first phase of traffic reduction plans will begin from next year, removing lanes of traffic in 2023, and through traffic in 2024