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If Galway is to solve the scourge of traffic congestion “official thinking" in City Hall must change, and that change has to include a proper "examination and evaluation of a light rail system for the city".
A public meeting to build support for an integrated public transport system for the city, including GLUAS, a proposed light rail system similar to the LUAS in Dublin, takes place on Monday September 24 at 8pm in the Harbour Hotel.
The GCBA are delighted to be working this year with the Galway City Council & local business owners to bring you the All-Ireland Hurling Minor & Senior Finals LIVE on the Big Screen in Eyre Square on 19th August.
The solution to Galway's traffic problems does not have to be cast as an either/or between having only the Galway outer ring road bypass or only light rail. Both systems should be implemented.
Close to 10,000 signatures have been collected in the petition demanding Transport Minister Shane Ross support the provision of light rail in Galway, with organisers confident they can secure another c20,000 signatures within the next four weeks.
Transport Minister Shane Ross has confirmed that "his door is open" to the provision of a light rail system in Galway if there is sufficient demand for the service and if a strong business case can be made for the proposal.
Tonight (Thursday Nov 30) at 8pm in the Park House Hotel, Galway West TD Catherine Connolly, along with businessman Brendan Holland and other invited guests will host a public meeting to discuss public transport as the most viable solution to Galway’s traffic problems, and in particular the provision of a light rail system.
Across Europe, light rail systems have been rolled out across cities of similar size and population to Galway, and are working successfully, meaning there is no longer any reason to oppose such a public transport system being constructed here.
There is a state of confusion among Galway city’s retailers who sell refuse and recycling bags and the City Council over new waste management regulations due to commence on July 1.
A war of words has broken out between supporters and opponents of a light rail system for Galway, since Cllr Noel Larkin branded any such proposals an “utterly stupid conception”. In turn he has been accused on “dwelling on the negative”.