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Traffic congestion highlights need for repeat of Operation Open City – Troy

- Garda traffic operation last in use in 2014 - Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Transport, Tourism and Sport Robert Troy TD says heavy traffic congestion across Dublin City highlights the need for a dedicated joint operation between An Garda Síochána, the National Transport Authority (NTA), the National Roads Authority (NRA), Dublin City Council and transport providers in the run up to Christmas. Deputy Troy said, “Increasing traffic congestion has been a growing problem throughout the year, but it has become particularly acute in the run up to Christmas. Traffic gridlock has hindered road users including bus passengers...
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Ross must commit to implementing measures to improve safety for cyclists – Troy

Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Transport, Tourism and Sport Robert Troy TD says his party will continue with its efforts to introduce new legislation aimed at improving road safety for cyclists. Deputy Troy made the comments after Minister for Transport Shane Ross suggested that he will not introduce a new law to penalise drivers who over-take cyclists too closely. The Fianna Fáil TD says that his party has secured cross-party support for its proposal to introduce minimum pass distances for drivers over-taking cyclists. Deputy Troy said, “Minister Ross should be working to make these proposals workable instead of seeking to...
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