Contact & Activities

Participating city

Athenry, Co. Galway
5.000 inhabitants

Local contact

Geraldine Cooley
Galway County Council Office, Athenry, Co. Galway
++353 91509088

Participation 2017

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
Providing free parking in conjunction with Irish Rail to encourage people to walk to work/school and use public transport as much as possible.
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:
  • Create or enlarge pedestrian streets
  • Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
  • Create the tactile pavements
  • Create wheelchair ramps
  • Lowering of pavements