Participating towns and cities

IrelandCork, Ireland

Population:
210.000 inhabitants
Department:
Community Culture & Placemaking
Contact:
Frank Fitzgerald
City Hall
Anglesea Street
Cork
T12 T997
(++353) 868127751

Participation 2008

Activities within the week Activities within the week

Cork organises activities during EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK 2008, taking into account the annual theme.

Druring the whole week, we will ensure a Clean Air for All Awarness Campaign, through the distribution of informative leaflets, which highlights the link between air pollution, transport, health and well-being.

Permanent measures Permanent measures

Cork implements one or more new permanent measure(s), which contribute(s) to modal transfer from private car to environmentally sound means of transport.

New forms of vehicle use and ownership
Launch of online car-pooling and car-sharing schemes

Car-free day Car-free day

Cork carries out a Car-Free Day 2008 and closes off one or more streets to traffic, and opens it to pedestrians, cyclists and public transport.

Zone opened to residents on Car-Free Day:
Monday 22nd September is the highlight of the European Mobility Week with the creation of a temporary pedestrian area in the city centre.

From 11 am to 5 pm, streets will be open for bicycles, bus, hackneys and taxis only so pedestrians and shoppers can roam the streets with greater freedom, cleaner air and less stress. Shoppers and strollers will enjoy it!