11 Oct '16, 2pm

Successful roundabout remediation in Lucan by @sdublincoco and @TFIupdates

The videos available to download below show how upgraded roundabout designs significantly improve conditions for pedestrians and cyclists while preserving convenience for vehicles. These roundabouts are directly from the NTA National Cycle Manual and were funded by the NTA as part of the Sustainable Transport Measures Grant Programme. They were implemented by South Dublin County Council in 2014. Technical notes: The roundabout is intended to preserve the convenience of a roundabout for vehicles, but re-balance that convenience to provide for those walking, cycling and using the bus. The design is particularly attractive to more cautious drivers, due to its simple, legible design: there is only one lane entering the roundabout, one lane circulating the roundabout, and one lane to exit. While the roundabout design is quite new for Ireland, the design principles are well-esta...

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