Dublin streets set for ‘most consequential’ change since Grafton Street pedestrianisation

The draft plans would see cars removed from the city’s quays, except for taxis

The NTA presented the plan to Dublin City Council on Wednesday afternoon, and confirmed that a public consultation would open into the proposals today. Picture: David Soanes

The removal of car traffic on the quays, two-way traffic on Pearse Street, a complete pedestrianisation of Parliament Street, and the removal of all traffic from College Green are contained in a plan for the most radical overhaul of Dublin City Centre’s roads in many decades.

Described as “the most consequential plans for Dublin since the pedestrianisation of Grafton Street”, a new draft city centre transport plan by Dublin City Council and the National Transport ...