Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Tralee
22.000 inhabitants

Local contact

Capital Infrastructure Unit
Eoghan O'Brien
Princes Street, Tralee, Co. Kerry
++353 0667191300

Participation 2017

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
Walking
· Historical walking tour of Tralee Town @lunchtime
· In partnership with Kerry Local Sports Partnership or Klassic Sports and Social Club lunchtime walking groups for KCC staff

Cycling
· Launch an Active Travel Cycling guide

Public Transport
· Additional support for the Peoples Bus in Tralee - Update route, timetable and tarrifs on active travel website.

Car-Free Day (22nd September)
· Advertising dedicated Car Free Day
· Road Closure - The Mall area is closed for vehicle traffic.

Promotion of Activities
· Mobility Tips for the week .
· Advertise week and activities in local newspapers.
· Advertise on Council website & Tralee Active Travel
· Promote information on eCars and link to existing public charge network
Carrying out a Car-Free Day event by closing one or more streets to traffic, and opening it to pedestrians, cyclists and public transport. This should preferably happen on 22 September to mark your town or city as part of World Car-Free Day.
Zone opened to residents on Car-Free Day:
Car-Free Day (22nd September)
· Advertising dedicated Car Free Day
· Road Closure - The Mall area is closed for vehicle traffic.
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
  • Improvement of bicycle network (creation of new lanes, extension, renovation, signposting etc)
  • Improvement of bicycle facilities (parking, locks etc)
  • Other: 1)New cycle Lanes on Denny Street and shared space on the Mall. 2) Installation of 3 existing bike stands with Tralee active travel logo on Princes Street.
Pedestrianisation
  • Create or enlarge pedestrian streets
  • Other: Road Closure - The Mall area is closed for vehicle traffic on 22 September 2017
Public transport services
  • Other: Additional support for the Peoples Bus in Tralee - Update route, timetable and tarrifs on active travel website.
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
  • Use of clean vehicles
  • Other: Promote information on eCars and link to existing public charge network
Mobility management
  • Launch of awareness-raising campaigns
  • Elaboration of educational materials
  • Other: Tralee Active Travel Guide