Ideas for Dublin

Tame the Traffic

  • Provide wider footpaths and traffic calming
  • Fix potholes on our footpaths and roads
  • Extend the Dublin Bikes scheme
  • Ensure Garda cars keep to speed limits and park legally
  • Longer Green Man times at pedestrian crossings

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Planning for Communities

  • Provide a directly-elected Mayor for Dublin
  • Make the City Council website easier to navigate
  • Publish how the Council spends our money in plain English
  • Give small businesses a break – less Council red tape
  • Replace unreadable street signs with signs built to last
  • Full accessibility for people with disabilities

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A Greener Dublin with space for parks and play

  • Improve play facilities and opening times for parks
  • Make community gardens on empty sites
  • A Climate Change Plan to reduce flooding
  • Support the Lifeline Project at Grangegorman

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A Vibrant City for people of all ages

  • Build a new swimming pool in the north inner city
  • Tackle noise pollution from car alarms and traffic
  • A Dublin City Market with good value fresh food
  • More live music in our parks, and support for alcohol-free venues

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Protect Communities

  • Seek rent controls to protect tenants
  • Stronger links between Dublin and the developing world
  • Decent housing for the Travelling Community
  • Ensure the City Council helps integrate immigrants
  • Improve addiction awareness education

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A Cleaner City

  • Place dog dirt bins in the right places
  • Free pooper scoopers when you renew your dog license
  • Improve the yearly free bulk waste collection
  • Plant trees and flowers on derelict sites
  • Name, shame and fine those who dump household waste

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A City for Children

  • Protect children from betting shops and casinos
  • Ensure children can play safely on the path outside their home
  • Provide more Safe Routes to School to encourage walking and cycling
  • Plan ‘Fry-free’ zones near schools to tackle obesity

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Proper Housing and Planning

  • Support the new ‘Living City’ scheme to restore older buildings
  • Improve planning enforcement and protect our heritage
  • A better managed flat maintenance scheme
  • Provide free smoke detectors to older people
  • Integrate services to people who are homeless

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