Contact & Activities

Participating city

750.000 inhabitants

Local contact

Joe Callin
St George House
Great George Street

Participation 2008

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
Encourage shared car use and reduce CO2
Cycle training for primary schools
Encourage safe independent travel for children

A significant air quality initiative announcement will be made
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
  • Develop public bicycle hiring and sharing systems
  • Other: encourage confidence of young cyclists
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
  • Launch of online car-pooling and car-sharing schemes
  • Responsible car-use (eco-driving etc)
  • Use of clean vehicles
  • Other: expansion of Car Club