Dublin Transport Authority Act 2008

66.

Traffic management guidelines.

66.— (1) The Authority may, in relation to the implementation of its traffic management plan F43 [ for the GDA ] or otherwise for the purposes of traffic management F43 [ in the State ], issue guidelines to road authorities in relation to all or any of the following:

( a) the location and provision of traffic signs (within the meaning of section 95 of the Act of 1961),

( b) the location of bus stops and bus stands,

( c) the design, provision, maintenance and operation of traffic information systems and traffic management control systems,

( d) the design, provision, maintenance and management of bus priority schemes and walking and cycling facilities,

( e) the design, provision and management of facilities for the parking of vehicles,

( f) the design and management of planned construction works which are likely to affect traffic management, and

( g) the additional works or activities, if any, within the statutory responsibilities of road authorities that the Authority deem appropriate for the effective implementation of its traffic management plan.

(2) Before issuing guidelines to a road authority under subsection (1), the Authority shall consult with and consider the views of the NRA in relation to the proposed guidelines.

(3) The Authority may, until the commencement of section 16 of the Road Traffic Act 2002, in relation to the implementation of its traffic management plan or otherwise for the purposes of traffic management, issue guidelines to the Commissioner in relation to the location of bus stops and bus stands.

(4) The Authority may where it deems it appropriate to do so revise or withdraw a guideline under this section.

(5) Road authorities and the Commissioner, as the case may be, shall have regard to guidelines issued by the Authority under this section.