Participating towns and cities

IrelandWestport, Co. Mayo, Ireland

5.500 inhabitants
West Mayo Municipal District
Ann Moore
Altamount Street, Westport, Co. Mayo
(++353) 098 50400
Westport, Co. Mayo already registered 4x for EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK in: 2018 2017 2016 2015

Participation 2017

Activities within the week Activities within the week

Westport, Co. Mayo organises activities during EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK 2017, taking into account the annual theme.

All week
Friday 15th September -
Launch of European Mobility Week and Go Car Initiative in Westport.
Monday 18th September -
"Carbon Walk" excursion to highlight the links between the carbon cycle, nature, travel and climate change.
Tuesday 19th September - Balance Bike Day - Sharkey hill Pre-School.
Wednesday 20th September - Return of Westport Walks Wesnesday's. Stay alert as Sir Walk a Lot will make a surprise visit to a school.
Thursday 21st September -
Park(ing) Day - a new way to enjoy a town centre car parking space & "Air Pollution and its link with traffic" workshop with the EPA
Friday 22nd September - "World Car Free Day"
Sunday 24th September - Walk, Cycle, Carpool to church as part of Eco Congregations Season of Creation & Covie Street Carnival - celebrate Westport's 250th birthday, bridge street will be a pedestrian only zone from 8a.m. to 8p.m.

Permanent measures Permanent measures

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

Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
New Pedestrian Crossing on N59

Car-free day Car-free day

Westport, Co. Mayo carries out a Car-Free Day 2017 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:
Friday 22nd September - Leave your car at home on "World Free Car Day" and avail of a free shuttle train travelling from the Quay to Westport Town Centre and return! & Culture Night Cycle Tour - experience a tour of Westport venues on Culture night by bike. it's a great way to soak up the atmosphere and have fun along the way.