Public Consultation Documents
Wicklow County Council, in exercise of the powers conferred on it under Section 38 of the Road Traffic Act, 1994 hereby gives notice of the following proposed changes to traffic management on the N81 and R747 at Mill Street/Main Street/Edward Street/Belan Street Junction:
Integrated Framework Plan for Land Use and Transportation
Wicklow County Council is inviting applications under the above Community Involvement Scheme (CIS). This scheme relates to public roads only.
This scheme encourages a joint approach between the council and groups of local residents and landowners for the restoration of roads mainly local or cul de sac roads. The CIS will be based on community contributions in line with the following table:
In recent years there has being an increasing demand for traffic calming measures to be introduced in new and existing housing estates, access roads and distributor roads in towns and villages in Co. Wicklow.
Speed is factor in some road collisions (25% according to the Road Collision Fact for 2009) recorded in Ireland, where drivers exceeded the safe speed limit. Vehicles that would exceed the safe speed limit would affect the quality of life of residents and pedestrians that would use the public road network.
Ireland’s fourth Road Safety Strategy builds on the progress and understanding provided by the first three strategies (1998–2002), (2004–2006), (2007–2012) with the objective of sustainably improving safety on Irish roads. This new Strategy, called ‘Closing the Gap’, will cover the period 2013 to 2020.
Cycle Network proposals for Greater Dublin Area
The National Transport Authority on September 10, 2013 launched a public consultation to seek the views of the public and interested parties on its draft Consultation on Cycle Network proposals for the Greater Dublin Area. The Proposals include increasing the length of the region’s cycle network to 2,840km (from today’s 500km), and includes primary and secondary routes, as well as Greenways.
Please note the closing date for submissions has passed.