The cross-city Luas is barely launched - and very expensive proposals have already emerged to alter it

The cross-city Luas is barely launched - and very expensive proposals have already emerged to alter it

Exactly what kind of joined-up thinking went into spending €368 million on a tramline joining up St Stephen’s Green to Broombridge?

When the Luas Green Line was first announced and planned, its route was right beside where I live. I welcomed the project then and still have good feelings about it. Those, like me, who live near it are entirely used to it, including peak-time noise levels which are certainly no louder than road traffic in an urban setting. I would have no objection either to its becoming a metro light rail – if that makes economic and social sense.

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