Draft Limerick Shannon Metropolitan Area Transport Strategy (LSMATS)

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Publication of the Revised Draft Limerick Shannon Metropolitan Area Transport Strategy

The National Transport Authority invites written submissions or observations on the Revised Draft Limerick Shannon Metropolitan Area Transport Strategy (LSMATS). The draft LSMATS sets out a framework for investment in transport for the Limerick Shannon Metropolitan Area for the next 20 years and includes proposals for the significant development of the cycle network and enhancement of bus services and infrastructure.

An Environmental Report has been prepared which assesses the likely effects on the environment of implementing the Draft Strategy. An Appropriate Assessment is also being carried out.

All documents outlined below are available to download from the Materials section on this page;

Revised Draft Strategy

  • Draft LSMATS Full Report
  • Draft LSMATS Executive Summary
  • Dréacht Stráitéis LSMATS
  • LSMATS – Easy to Read
  • LSMATS – Accessible Version

Environmental Documents

  • SEA Environmental Report and AA Natura Impact Statement

Background Reports

  • Consultation Report
  • Rail Assessment and Cost Benefit Analysis
  • Transport Modelling Assessment
  • Equality Impact Assessment

Online Events

The NTA will be hosting public webinars on the revisions to the Draft LSMATS at the following dates and times and members of the public and stakeholders are invited to register for attendance. You can register to attend at the links below:

10th May 1pm 


17th May 7:00pm



Submissions or observations with respect to the Limerick Shannon Metropolitan Area Draft Transport Strategy 2040 and/or associated SEA Environmental Report and/or associated AA Natura Impact Statement made up to Friday 10th June, will be taken into consideration in the finalisation of the transport strategy.

Submissions or observations should be made via the "Make a Submission" link on this page.

Postal submissions may also be accepted if sent to National Transport Authority, Dún Scéine, Harcourt Lane, Dublin 2, D02 WT20.

Note: Please contact us if you require alternative formats of the above documentation.