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A proposal by Fine Gael councillor Pearce Flannery to try to allievate traffic congestion on the Seamus Quirke Road has failed to get the backing of Galway City Council, despite impassioned pleas from a number of local representatives. Cllr Flannery wanted the National Transport Authority to consider piloting a scheme whereby cars with three or more people could travel on the bus lane on Seamus Quirke Road. He believes this would encourage commuters travelling from the west side of the city to work on the east side to car pool. He has spoken before about the length of time it takes to cross the city at rush hour.
The provision of proper bus shelters could be the first step for motorists seeing an alternative to the car, that is according to Independent city councillor Donal Lyons.
Traffic flow could be helped and commuter times reduced if motorists were allowed use the bus lanes on the Seamus Quirke Road at certain times.
Buses in Ireland should be allowed to have priority when leaving bus-stops, and not have to depend on the generosity of motorists, Connacht-Ulster MEP Jim Higgins said last evening.
Following a National Transport Authority Assessment, Kilkenny is to receive a bus stop upgrade programme to begin over coming months.
The Road Safety Authority (RSA) has just announced that it is now a legal requirement that private buses involved in the organised transport of children be fitted with appropriate and fit for purpose safety belts or restraint systems as of October 31.
The Garda has been intervening in recent weeks in the council bid to prevent buses from stopping on Patrick Street in the city.
A call has been made for the provision of a new bus stop in Castlebar.
A Kilkenny bus company owner is so frustrated by the local council that he has called for support and assistance from anyone who can help including politicians, community activists, the media, and other interested parties.