Eamon Ryan: plans to reduce car use in urban areas ‘will move quickly’

The minister for transport said the new strategy would go to public consultation and quickly move to ‘implementation’

The Business Post understands the final strategy due to go to cabinet will make recommendations to increase street parking charges in city centres, implement low-emissions zones

The government will move quickly to implement new strategies to reduce private car use in urban centres after it goes to cabinet in the coming weeks, Eamon Ryan has said.

Last week the Business Post revealed that the minister for transport was to bring recommendations to cabinet around higher parking charges in city centres, reallocating road space, removing parking spaces, and creating low-emissions zones.

“We will get it through the cabinet sub-committee in the coming ...