Although all national and local policy talks about prioritising public transport, walking and cycling and ensuring as many people as possible can avail of it, it is often not implemented in practice.
Howth Malahide Area Committee (Services A – Operational Matters)
Wednesday, 5 April 2017
Councillor D. Healy – Signage to Sutton Dart Station. AI036626
“To ask the Chief Executive what progress has been made in relation to the provision of signs indicating the routes for pedestrians and cyclists from Dublin Road and Warrenhouse Road to Sutton Dart Station via Binn Éadair View and Railway Avenue and also in the opposite directions since the matter was raised at this Committee in May 2015.”
These laneways were intended for local access to the DART Station. It would be inappropriate to sign the area as a pedestrian and cycle route for the general public through these residential areas.
HOWTH-MALAHIDE AREA COMMITTEE MEETING (Services A – Operational Matters)
Wednesday 6th May, 2015
ITEM NO. 11
DIRECTIONAL SIGNAGE FOR SUTTON DART STATION
Question: Councillor D. Healy
“To ask the Chief Executive to provide signs indicating the routes for pedestrians and cyclists from Dublin Road and Warrenhouse Road to Sutton Dart Station via Binn Éadair View and Railway Avenue and also in the opposite directions?”
Reply: The area will be inspected and appropriate signage erected.
Between Sutton Train Station and Lauder’s Lane there is a pedestrian route. Unfortunately it is badly surfaced and after rain is a string of puddles. Iarnród Éireann met with the the Area Committee in June 2015 and promised to address it. I’m still following up the lack of progress in this.