Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Limerick City and County Council
60.000 inhabitants

Local contact

Smarter Travel
Noel Delahunty
City Hall, Merchant's Quay, Limerick
++353 61557262

Participation 2012

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
Local Press Campaign to promote / encourage the Public to Walk, utilise Public Transport and Cycle Lanes

Organise a series of ‘Bridges of Limerick Walks’ 3, 5, 8 kms. Launching on Sunday 16th August 2012

Alternative Mobility promotion in the City Centre and information event with participation by bicycles vendors and bus companies etc and street entertainment.
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)
  • 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)
  • Improvement and extension of the public transport services (express services, increase frequency etc)
  • Development of new technologies to improve public transport
  • Launch of integrated services for the various public transport modes
  • The development of accessible transport services for all
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
  • Create park and ride stations
  • New traffic regulations: traffic circulation and parking
Accessibilities
  • Create the tactile pavements
  • Create wheelchair ramps
  • Lowering of pavements
  • Enlargement of pavements
  • Elaboration of sound devices in traffic lights
  • Launch of accessibility plans
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
  • Launch of online car-pooling and car-sharing schemes
Mobility management
  • Adoption of workplace travel plans
  • Adoption of school travel plans
  • Create/establish mobility centers and on-line information services (eg travel planner)
  • Launch of awareness-raising campaigns
  • Elaboration of educational materials
  • Development of travel plans / mobility plans in consultation with local stakeholders
  • Permanent access restriction to city centres
  • Create systems for buses and walking trains
  • Development of systems and equipment for measuring air quality in public places