Proposed public transport plan for Waterford ‘an exciting opportunity’

Sinn Féin Councillor for Tramore and Waterford City West has welcomed a commitment from the National Transport Authority to develop a Waterford Metropolitan Area Transport Strategy. Cllr Griffin has consistently raised the lack of public transport options in places like Butlerstown, Dunhill, Fenor and in parts of the City.
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Cllr Griffin said: “I welcome the commitment from the National Transport Authority to develop a public transport plan for the Waterford Metropolitan area. This will provide an opportunity to address public transport deficits in places like Butlerstown, Fenor and Dunhill. I will be writing to the NTA welcoming the proposal and asking that they consult widely with all stakeholders and the public. I will also be putting an emphasis on making all public transport in Waterford more disability friendly.”

He continued: “The need for increased investment in public transport is necessary to achieve a just transition to a zero carbon economy. I will be engaging positively and constructively with this process and David Cullinane TD and our full team of councillors will make a detailed submission when the consultation begins.”

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