‘Several hundred’ plots of private land required for compulsory purchase under BusConnects

Predominately small sections of gardens and driveways will be required, according to the NTA

The BusConnects project, which has so far cost €76 million, got underway over the summer with new services covering several parts of Dublin. Picture: Maura Hickey

Hundreds of plots of land will be proposed for acquisition as part of the BusConnects plan in the coming months, according to the National Transport Authority.

Under plans for the scheme, BusConnects will submit 12 planning applications to build the new corridors in Dublin, in a process that will be split into two tranches of six schemes each.

As part of the ambitious plan, first launched in 2017, the NTA said it will require portions ...