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Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council installed state-of-the-art technology at three locations along George’s St, Dún Laoghaire in May 2021. The technology analyses road user movements on a continuous 24/7/365 basis and provides highly accurate, robust data on footfall flows and movement patterns. The counters are located at:

  • George’s St Upper
  • Marine Road junction
  • George’s St Lower

The sensors are able to automatically recognise and provide data for different road user classifications including: pedestrian movements, cyclists, cars, motorbikes, vans, lorries, HGVs and buses. No images or personal data, including mobile phone data, is captured or stored in the process.

Historical footfall information is available via our interactive Footfall Dashboard, or you can scroll down to see previous months Footfall analysis of pedestrian data for Upper and Lower George’s St below.

For any questions or inquiries, you con contact us at economicdev@dlrcoco.ie.

Key figures (total of all 3 locations)

  • Highest recorded pedestrian movements in a day to date reached 34,421 on Saturday 22/05/2021
  • Average number of daily pedestrian movements is 25,320
  • Highest number of pedestrian movements recorded in a week was on week commencing 23/08/2021 with a total of 205,608
  • Average number of weekly pedestrian movements is 177,242
  • Usual daily peak time is from 12:00 to 01:00 pm

 

August Footfall analysis:

Below are the Lower and Upper George’s street comparisons between August 2022 and August 2021.

George’s St Upper August pedestrian comparison

The trend lines show an increase of 7% on average pedestrian movement for Lower George's Street when comparing August 2022 with August 2021. They also show an upward trend for the month of August for both 2021 and 2022.

George’s St Lower August pedestrian comparison

For Upper George's Street, the trend lines show an increase of 6% on average pedestrian movement. In addition, both trend lines show upward trend. However, it is slightly less for August 2022.

The charts also show the consistent build-up of footfall going into the weekends, and the effect the weather has on limiting the footfall numbers for both ends of George's street.

You can download footfall summary for last year below:

 

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