Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Belfast
290.000 inhabitants

Local contact

Parks and Leisure
Cormac McCann
Adelaide Exchange, 24-26 Adelaide Street, Belfast, BT2 8GD
++44 028 9027 0342

Participation 2015

The participant is committed to:

Carrying out a Car-Free Day event by closing one or more streets to traffic, and opening it to pedestrians, cyclists and public transport. This should preferably happen on 22 September to mark your town or city as part of World Car-Free Day.
Zone opened to residents on Car-Free Day:
Sunday 4th October. From Botanic Gardens, roads closed Botanic Avenue, Dublin Road, Bedford Street, Donegall Square to City Hall
Implementing one or more new permanent measure(s), which contribute(s) to modal transfer from private car to environmentally sound means of transport.
Permanent measures implemented this year:
New or improved bicycle facilities
  • Improvement of bicycle network (creation of new lanes, extension, renovation, signposting etc)
  • Develop public bicycle hiring and sharing systems
  • Improvement of bicycle facilities (parking, locks etc)
Pedestrianisation
  • Create or enlarge pedestrian streets
  • Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
  • Extension or creation of new greenways
Public transport services
  • Improvement and extension of the public transport network (creation of HOV lanes for public transport modes, new stops, new lines, reserved areas etc)
  • The development of accessible transport services for all
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Create park and ride stations
  • New traffic regulations: traffic circulation and parking
Accessibilities
  • Create the tactile pavements
  • Lowering of pavements
  • Enlargement of pavements
  • Elaboration of sound devices in traffic lights
Mobility management
  • Adoption of workplace travel plans
  • Adoption of school travel plans
  • Development of systems and equipment for measuring air quality in public places