Transport

Ross fails to deliver on road maintenance funding – Troy

- Funding for road maintenance to fall by 30% in 2018 - Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Transport, Tourism and Sport Robert Troy TD says he is shocked to learn of extensive funding cutbacks for roads maintenance in 2018. Deputy Troy made the comments after Transport Infrastructure Ireland (TII) took the extraordinary step of writing to Local Authorities to warn them that the Ordinary Maintenance Allocation for roads will plummet by 30% in 2018. The overall national road current expenditure budget for 2018 is set to fall by 15% when compared to 2017. Deputy Troy said, “This revelation is truly shocking....
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FF to bring forward measures to improve safety for cyclists – Troy

Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Transport, Tourism and Sport Robert Troy TD has committed to bringing forward legislation aimed at improving road safety for cyclists. Deputy Troy made the commitment after attending the Stop Killing Cyclists vigil which was held outside Leinster House yesterday evening. Deputy Troy said, “Cyclists face a number of dangers on our roads as they have to contend with cars, buses and trams. They are vulnerable road users and a small collision with a moving vehicle can have fatal consequences. “14 cyclists have already lost their lives on Irish roads so far this year. This is...
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