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#College Green

# college-green - Sunday 22 September, 2019

College Green will be car-free today, here's what you need to know

Dublin is one of several cities marking Car Free Day 2019.

# college-green - Sunday 28 July, 2019

Dublin's College Green will be pedestrianised again today - these diversions will be in place

The area is being pedestrianised on a trial basis.

# college-green - Saturday 27 July, 2019

'There's loads of space for people': Can Dublin break down the barriers to pedestrianisation?

Dublin City Council is trialling three traffic-free days at College Green this summer.

# college-green - Friday 26 July, 2019

Council hails 'overwhelmingly positive' traffic-free College Green with plan to double space this Sunday

College Green in Dublin city centre will be traffic-free again this Sunday.

# college-green - Sunday 21 July, 2019

Poll: Should College Green be pedestrianised? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should College Green be pedestrianised?

A trial is happening today, but some people want the move to be permanent.

# college-green - Saturday 20 July, 2019

Dublin's College Green will be pedestrianised tomorrow - these diversions will be in place

The area is being pedestrianised on a trial basis.

# college-green - Saturday 22 June, 2019

Here are the days Dublin's College Green will be pedestrianised this summer

The area will be traffic-free on three Sundays in late July and early August.

# college-green - Wednesday 30 January, 2019

'We want to see it at its best': Dublin City Council plans closure of College Green for summer events

Plans for the pedestrianised plaza were rejected by An Bord Pleanála last year.

# college-green - Sunday 6 January, 2019

Dublin City Council spent over €600,000 on design consultants for College Green Plaza

Under the envisioned pedestrian and cycle plaza all traffic would be banned from entering Dame Street via College Green.

# college-green - Monday 3 December, 2018

Fresh College Green Plaza application to be lodged by Dublin City Council next year

The council’s original plans for a pedestrianised plaza were rejected last month by the An Bord Pleanála.

# college-green - Sunday 2 December, 2018

60% of people want Dublin's College Green to be traffic-free and turned into a plaza

Dublin City Council’s plans for a pedestrianised plaza were rejected last month by An Bord Pleanála.

# college-green - Sunday 25 November, 2018

All is not lost - the civic plaza at College Green should still go ahead

An Bord Pleanála refused the plans but said they would enhance the amenity and attractiveness of this city centre location. The door is clearly open to resubmit, writes Green Party councillor Ciaran Cuffe.

# college-green - Wednesday 21 November, 2018

Future of College Green: Council CEO says gradual changes will lead to 'completely traffic-free area'

Dubin City Council’s plans for a pedestrianised plaza were rejected in October.

# college-green - Saturday 20 October, 2018

As College Green plaza comes to a shuddering halt, we must ask why we can't put ideas into action

The plan was long talked about but hit a major planning roadblock this week.

# college-green - Wednesday 17 October, 2018

Potential conflict between cyclists and pedestrians cited as College Green plaza plans rejected

The plans have been the subject of heated debate for some time.

# college-green - Wednesday 15 August, 2018

Body of missing Dublin man found

Paul McDermott was last seen in College Green yesterday.

# college-green - Sunday 24 June, 2018

Commuter bikes take over from cars in Copenhagen but how far behind is Dublin?

Dublin “behind the Danes” – more people cycling to work in Copenhagen than driving

# college-green - Monday 12 March, 2018

'There's a cycling agenda here' - debate hots up ahead of planning meeting on Dublin's proposed civic plaza

The proposed College Green plaza has raised some businesses’ hackles.

# college-green - Saturday 10 March, 2018

'Frankly ridiculous': Soc Dems leader objects to plans to stop buses going through College Green

Roisin Shortall is due to make an oral submission to the Bord Pleanála on Monday.

# college-green - Monday 26 February, 2018

'Possible increased fares': Taxis won't be allowed to use some College Green roads during rush hour

A taxi driver association said that this move would increase fares as drivers will have to take longer routes.

# college-green - Thursday 22 February, 2018

The Luas goes at a 'slow jogging pace' through Dublin city

College Green also takes twice as long to get through on a bus.

# college-green - Monday 19 February, 2018

Taxi drivers threaten protest over proposed College Green plaza

The various taxi driver associations have grouped together to say that the damage the plaza will do to their business has not been taken into consideration by Dublin City Council.

# college-green - Tuesday 30 January, 2018

Here's what it's like to travel the 'confusing' new cycle route through College Green Changing Lanes This post contains videos

Here's what it's like to travel the 'confusing' new cycle route through College Green

Cyclists say there are problems with a lack of clear signage at the busy junction.

# college-green - Monday 29 January, 2018

Dublin rush hour traffic congestion eases after 17 bus routes changed

Numerous bus routes were changed because of complaints of gridlock traffic.

# college-green - Saturday 27 January, 2018

Why do we need to take away the kerb? Questions over 'shared space' road designs

Irish Guide Dogs for the Blind says the new streetscape designs have ‘crept in’ in Ireland.

# college-green - Tuesday 9 January, 2018

'If we do nothing, the city will grind to a halt' - Plans for College Green expected within weeks

Cyclists, meanwhile, want to ensure that the plaza has a defined cycle track.

'There is just not enough space for private cars, taxis, buses, cyclists and trams'

It is truly a wonder why local business groups are not begging us to ban cars, let alone trying to scupper plans, writes Paddy Smyth.

# college-green - Friday 5 January, 2018

Dublin city traffic restrictions to be reviewed following delay of College Green public hearing

A pedestrian-prioritised €10 million plaza is planned for Dublin’s College Green.

# college-green - Monday 11 December, 2017

Signal failure causes major traffic disruption during Luas Cross City's first weekday

“It couldn’t have happened at a worse time.”

# college-green - Monday 13 November, 2017

Dublin traffic restrictions to remain in place until New Year as College Green development plans stall

The council said it will hear more public submissions over a three week period.

# college-green - Thursday 29 June, 2017

Temple Bar traders have some concerns about the new College Green civic plaza

The new plaza will see the area directly in front of the entrance to Trinity College Dublin largely pedestrianised.

# college-green - Saturday 13 May, 2017

Concern that too many taxis could 'clutter' the new College Green civic plaza

Taxis are to be allowed drive on the bus and tram corridor at the planned College Green.

# college-green - Monday 8 May, 2017

Car ban for Dublin's College Green may come in as early as this year

It’s part of ambitious plans for a civic plaza at the site.

# college-green - Tuesday 25 April, 2017

Get stressed out sitting in traffic jams? One TD says it's impacting on people’s quality of life Gridlock This post contains a poll

Get stressed out sitting in traffic jams? One TD says it's impacting on people’s quality of life

Next week, Dublin City Council will discuss new plans to restrict car numbers in the city.

# college-green - Thursday 12 January, 2017

Plans for the new Civic Plaza at College Green will be submitted in March

The Luas will be operating at the site by the end of this year.

# college-green - Friday 28 October, 2016

What would you use the pedestrianised College Green plaza for?

Dublin City Council wants to know.

# college-green - Monday 11 April, 2016

Dozens of buses could be diverted from one of Dublin's busiest junctions

Council officials hope new traffic management proposals for College Green will be implemented by next year.

# college-green - Friday 25 March, 2016

Activists draw over John Redmond's face on controversial College Green banner

Irish language group Misneach said it defaced the banner in a protest against “revisionist propaganda”.

# college-green - Sunday 17 January, 2016

Speed limit on one of Dublin's busiest bus routes could drop as council votes for cyclist 'greenwave'

A new ‘greenwave’ system for cyclists, guaranteeing green lights while travelling at a constant speed, is mooted to hit the city next year.

# college-green - Monday 28 December, 2015

Will buses be banned from one of Dublin's busiest junctions?

Big changes are coming to College Green.

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