Participating towns and cities

IrelandTralee, Ireland

Population:
22.000 inhabitants
Department:
Capital Infrastructure Unit
Contact:
Eoghan O'Brien
Princes Street, Tralee, Co. Kerry
(++353) 0667191300
Tralee already registered 5x for EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK in: 2017 2016 2012 2004 2003

Participation 2012

Activities within the week Activities within the week

Tralee organises activities during EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK 2012, taking into account the annual theme.

A full programme of events is organise as part of Kerry Bicycle Festival. Copy of programme attached and also available from
www.kerrybicyclefestival.org

Permanent measures Permanent measures

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

New or improved bicycle facilities
Improvement of bicycle facilities (parking, locks etc)
New Cycle areas and secure parking stands
Pedestrianisation
Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
Extension or creation of new greenways
work has commneced on that portion of the Tralee Fenit Cycle Way within Tralee town.
Traffic calming and access control scheme
Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
Traffic calming is ongoing throughout the town with major work carried out in the Mitchels Regeneration area in the creatrion of Home Zones
Accessibilities
Create the tactile pavements
Tactile paving at road crossing points for vulnerable users ongoing
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
Installation of 4 no Electric Car charging points in Public Car Parks
Mobility management
Provision of incentives and bonuses to employers
Encourage staff take up of tax incentives through the Cycle to Work Scheme

Car-free day Car-free day

Tralee carries out a Car-Free Day 2012 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:
Tralee Town Square will be closed off to allow for Cycle activities as part of The Bicycle Festival.
Cars will alsp be restricted in areas of the Tralee Bay Wetlands Centre to allow for the Kids Fun Cycle Activities