This Sunday at 11am
Grand Canal Square, Dublin 2.
A protest cycle will take place to highlight the ongoing delays in developing the proposed Liffey Cycle Route.
Dublin Cycling Campaign writes:
We are calling for the immediate implementation of temporary measures to trial a segregated cycle route along the Liffey Quays.
A dedicated cycle route along the Liffey Quays, linking Heuston Station to the Point Village, was first proposed in 2011, but it has been dogged by planning & design issues, as well as strong opposition from some city centre businesses – primarily the operators of private car parks.
Another public consultation on the route was conducted in 2019, but the earliest possible date for the project to be completed is predicted to be 2024
This is not soon enough, want to see trial measures put in place, using temporary bollards, to test out the route and see how it will work in practice.
The Liffey Cycle protest is due to begin in Grand Canal Square on Sunday morning at 11am, with a large group setting off to cycle a loop of the Liffey Quays, before finishing up back at Grand Canal Square.
This is a family-friendly affair and that everyone is welcome to join in, especially those who don’t cycle regularly in Dublin but would like to.…