Dublin takes aim at traffic congestion with a car ban

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The city council has already been taking steps to make the central city more attractive to cyclists and pedestrians. (Image: Dublin City Council)
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By Feargus O'Sullivan This year, Dublin will become the latest European capital to bar through-traffic from its city centre. In a bid to clear the roads and clean the air at its core, Ireland’s largest city is beginning a process of replanning central streets so private cars and commercial trucks will be allowed access only if their final destination is downtown.By displacing vehicles merely passing through on their way to somewhere else, the plan promises to ease traffic congestion and allow for the creation of new pedestri...

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