Sunday 25 February 2018

Congestion charge would provide necessary disincentive to driving

Paschal Donohoe
Paschal Donohoe

Paul Melia

Nothing raises the public's ire like the prospect of an imminent strike, especially in the transport sector.

It's only when people face the loss of their bus or rail service do they become passionate about the need for a good public transport system, notwithstanding the fact that many never use it, instead preferring to travel to work in their cars.

There's been some good news on this front recently. Almost half of all commuters coming to Dublin city now use public transport, with more than 10,000 cycling.

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