Plans To Make Midlands Town A Car Free Centre Rejected

Councillors rejected the Westmeath Draft Climate Action Plan at their meeting this week.

Eliminating cars from the town centre is not the answer to reducing Westmeath's carbon footprint. 

Fine Gael's Andrew Duncan is making the comments after councillors rejected a draft climate action plan for the county. 

The proposal included plans to make Mullingar a car free centre and eliminating parking at new developments. 

Cllr Duncan believes there are other measures that could create real change: 

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