Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Galway City
79.504 inhabitants

Local contact

Transportation & Infrastructure
Galway Transportation Unit
Galway City Council, College Road, Galway
++353 91894328

Participation 2016

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:
It is planned to close Middle St from 10 to 4 and to restrict access to Public Transport Only on Forster St, Eyre Square & Eglinton St
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 facilities (parking, locks etc)
Pedestrianisation
  • Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
Accessibilities
  • Create the tactile pavements
  • Create wheelchair ramps