The Department of Transport and the National Transport Authority (NTA) have today received notification of the planning approval by An Bord Pleanála of the Liffey Valley to City Centre Core Bus Corridor Scheme.
The BusConnects Dublin Programme improves the level of service to be provided to transport users
The BusConnects Dublin Programme is a key part of the Government’s policies to improve public transport and address climate change. It sets out to greatly improve the level of service to be provided to transport users in Dublin in relation to both bus-based public transport and active travel and includes the twelve Core Bus Corridors which comprise the major infrastructure element.
A Core Bus Corridor provides enhanced cycle facilities and high quality public realm upgrades
Speaking of today’s announcement, Minister for Transport Eamon Ryan said: “I welcome this decision from An Bord Pleanála and the careful consideration that has been given to the proposals.
“The receipt of this decision today, the first to be received for a Core Bus Corridor, will allow the introduction of this important piece of infrastructure in the West of Dublin City that will provide a step-change in bus services, provide for significantly enhanced cycle facilities and introduce high quality public realm upgrades.”
Liffey Valley to City Centre Core Bus Corridor scheme
Anne Graham, CEO of the National Transport Authority said: “We look forward to moving into the implementation phase of the Liffey Valley to City Centre Core Bus Corridor scheme with the continued support of the Department of Transport, our local authority partners in Dublin City Council and South Dublin County Council and continued engagement with all of our stakeholders.”