City Council refutes claims over lack of information on proposed bus corridor along College Road

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Galway Bay fm newsroom – Galway City Council has refuted claims that there has been a lack of communication about a proposed bus corridor along College Road.

Concerns were raised by Councillor Alan Cheevers, who alleged local residents and businesses were not sufficiently consulted, and still have outstanding concerns.

However, the local authority says it has recently completed a lengthy public consultation on the BusConnect Galway: Cross City Link Project, which would link University Road to Dublin Road.

It says potentially directly-affected landowners were contacted on an individual basis, and a number of wider stakeholder group meetings also took place.

The City Council adds a detailed brochure and virtual information room were also made available to the public, and remain accessible via www.busconnectsgalway.ie.

It says as part of the process for planning consent, further individual meetings will take place with landowners whose properties are directly affected.