Contact & Activities

Participating city

Fingal County Council
296.214 inhabitants

Local contact

Operations-Road Safety
Sarah McGrath
Grove road, Blanchardstowm, Dublin 15
++353 0871406399

Participation 2020

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
16 September
Launch of a European Mobility Week Photograph Competition. Participants are asked to use more sustainable methods of transport and rely less on their car, particularly for short journeys of up to 1km for trips to school, work and the local shop. Photographs should be taken of people walking, scooting & cycling on these trips and post them online. A winner will be chosen and receive a €100 voucher for a their local bike shop.
19 September
Day 1 of the "Pedal for your Medal" cycling challenge. (runs until the 27th of September as a Bike Week event). Fingal County Council are challenging everyone to cycle an accumulated 50kms over 9 days to claim a bespoke medal designed specifically for this event. It is aimed at families and occasional cyclists to cycle more and accumulate kilometers. Registration is free and there is also a chance to win a €100 bike shop voucher if post photographs of your cycles online using the hashtags #FCCBikeWeek #WeWillCycle #PedalForYourMedal #BikeWeek2020
21 September
Staff “5k/Cycle to Work Day”. Cycle to work or 5k for a free lunch. If you don’t cycle to work you can cycle at lunch time using a Bleeperbike from the bike share scheme!
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:
Fingal County Council have made New Street in Malahide temporarily Car Free to allow for social distancing & zero emissions on the street. The trial is due to finish at the end of September and will be in place on the 22nd of September
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)
  • Launch of free-floating bike-sharing schemes
  • Extension or creation of new greenways
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Create park and ride stations
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
  • Launch of online car-pooling and car-sharing schemes
  • Use of clean vehicles
  • Charging points for electric vehicles