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Dodder Public Transportation Opening Bridge: Ground Investigation Report

The Appropriate Assessment (AA) Screening Report is intended to determine, in accordance with Article 6(3) of the Habitats Directive, whether or not the Works are likely to have a significant effect on areas designated as being of European importance for nature conservation. It is the opinion of the authors of the report that the Works, either individually or in combination with other plans or projects, are not likely to have a significant effect on the South Dublin Bay and River Tolka Estuary Special Protection Area or any other Natura 2000 site

Local Government Act 2001

Notice is hereby given that Dublin City Council has made Bye-Laws entitled:

Dublin City Council Control of Stationless On-Street Bicycle Hire Bye-Laws 2017

The Bye-Laws, which regulate the operation of Stationless On-Street Bicycle Hire operations in the administrative area of Dublin City Council and which come into effect on Friday 1st December 2017 may be inspected in the Environment & Transportation Department, Block 2, Floor 6, Civic Offices, Wood Quay, Dublin 8, Tel. No. (01) 222 2216 or can be accessed here

Invitation to Potential Operators to an Information Session Thursday 25th January 2018

These Bye-Laws, which regulate the operation of Stationless On-street Bicycle Hire operations in the administrative area of Dublin City Council came into effect on 1st December 2017. Dublin City Council is now inviting all potential operators to an information session on Thursday 25th January 2018 at 11am in the Wood Quay Venue, Civic Offices, Dublin 8. The Council will outline policies and procedures and projected timescales for granting licences and permits at this meeting.

College Green Project - Environmental Impact Statement and Planning Submission

An Environmental Impact Statement has been prepared in respect of the proposed development of a civic plaza and ancillary traffic management measures. 

Full details, including Maps and Drawings may be found here

New Navan Road Bus Lane

A bus priority scheme on the Navan Rd westbound between Skreen Road and Nephin Road has been developed by Dublin City Council that will provide improved priority for buses that are frequently delayed along this section of roadway especially during the evening peak.

The bus priority scheme consists of:

  • The provision of a new bus lane between Skreen Rd and Nephin Rd,
  • The removal of on street parking between Skreen Rd and Nephin Rd,
  • A permanent right turn ban outbound from Navan Rd to Nephin Rd.

For those wishing to access Nephin Road the following alternative is suggested:

Traffic from Cabra Road and Old Cabra Rd should turn right at Cabra Cross proceed along Ratoath Rd (R805) then turn left onto Nephin Rd. Please see before and after maps.

The scheme will be implemented in two parts:

  • The bus lane will become operational on the 12th June from 16:00 – 19:00hrs Mon to Saturday and from
  • 4th September will become operational from 07:00hrs to 19:00hrs Mon to Saturday


Days with Free on Street Parking

  • St Patrick's Day (17th March)
  • Easter Sunday and Monday (variable dates)
  • May Public Holiday (first Monday in May)
  • June Public Holiday (first Monday in June)
  • August Public Holiday (first Monday in August)
  • October Public Holiday (last Monday in October)
  • Christmas Day (25th December)
  • St. Stephen's Day (26th December)
  • New Years Day (1st January)

Parking Tag 

Parking Tag logoParking Tag is a fast and convenient way to pay for parking. No more fumbling for change and you can extend your parking time without returning to the parking meter if you are delayed.

Full details on how to register are available at or phone 0818 300 161.

Want to see how Parking tag works?

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Dublin City Council to introduce new traffic measures to facilitate Smart Travel on city quays

Dublin City Council is pleased to announce new traffic measures which will facilitate Smart Travel on the city’s quays. Smart Travel includes public transport, cycling and walking.  

Click here to read the Press Release

Bridges of Dublin Project

Bridges of Dublin was designed to showcase Dublin’s unique bridge infrastructure.  The site provides a range of information running to over 90,000 words covering the history, design, engineering statistics and interesting facts for each of the current 23 bridges. Find out more about the Bridges of Dublin Project here.

Templeogue Road queue relocation signals

To prevent down-stream congestion at Terenure Cross the queuing traffic is moved to the upstream section on the wider section of Templeogue Road which has sufficient capacity to contain the queue. The bus lane on this wider section allows buses to overtake the queue, and travel unhindered down the uncongested section of road. The signals are not demanded by approaching buses but operate when a queue length of 100 metres is detected on the approach to the junction of Templeogue Road/Terenure Road West.

Luas Cross City Project

Find out more about the Luas Cross City Project here.

Proposed Traffic Management works on St. Stephen’s Green East and St. Stephen’s Green North, Dublin 2 to facilitate LUAS Cross City. Please click here for full details.

To download a map of Luas Cross City. please click here.

East Link Bridge Tolls

The current tolls being applied at East Link Toll Bridge are as follows:

Class of Traffic

Amount of Toll €

Motor Cars


Buses/commercial vehicles not included in any other class with an unladen weight not exceeding 2 tonnes


Commercial vehicles over 2 tonnes unladen weight and with not more than 2 axles


Commercial vehicles over 2 tonnes unladen weight and with not more than 3 axles


Commercial vehicles over 2 tonnes unladen weight and with 4 or more axles


Easy travel planning with traffic images

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Plan a journey in Dublin by using recent images of traffic conditions on the city’s main roads

College Green Bus Corridor is in operation Monday to Friday

The full operational hours of the College Green Bus Corridor are as follows:

Monday to Friday 07:00 to 19:00

During these hours, only Buses, Taxis and Cyclists are permitted to travel through the College Green Bus Corridor.
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Apply for Motortax Online

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Dublin City Council's Workplace Travel Plan

Travel Plans offer organisational, environmental, community benefits.  Dublin City Council recognises this and has developed sustainable transport principles in line with environmental policy commitments. Read the Workplace Travel Plan.

Getting around Dublin by bike means you don't have to worry about sticking to bus timetables or being restricted by parking meters. Whether you're just popping down to the shops to pick up some milk, commuting to work or cycling to get fit and help the environment, cycling gives you the freedom to be flexible and spontaneous. 

For more information

Dublin City Council
Environment & Transportation Department
Civic Offices
Wood Quay
Dublin 8

Tel: (01) 222 0200/(01) 222 2257
Fax: (01) 222 2323


Faulty traffic lights, twisted signal heads, push button faults and push button audio faults can be reported to our traffic control centre 24hrs a day at Free phone 1800 29 39 49

(Note: charges may apply from mobile phones)