Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Cork
130.000 inhabitants

Local contact

Community Culture & Placemaking
Frank Fitzgerald
City Hall
Anglesea Street
Cork
++353 868127751

Participation 2018

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
16 September
Promotion of the City Centre Movement Strategy, in particular bus transport
21 September
PARKing Day - transforming a number of city centre parking spaces into Parklets
22 September
Rebel Pedal Cycle
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)
  • Other: 1. Commencement of work on Harleys St Pedestrian & Cycle Bridge (to cater for 11,000 pedestrian/cycle movements daily. 2. Launch of pedestrian/cycle access ramp at Citygate, Mahon to improve access an
Pedestrianisation
  • Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
  • Other: as above for cyclist facilities
Public transport services
  • Improvement and extension of the public transport network (creation of HOV lanes for public transport modes, new stops, new lines, reserved areas etc)
  • Improvement and extension of the public transport services (express services, increase frequency etc)
  • Other: 1. As part of the City Centre Movement Strategy to promote sustainable travel, priority bus corridor on St Patrick's St. 2. Improved Park &
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • New traffic regulations: traffic circulation and parking
  • Other: Restriction on access to St Patrick's St (Cork's principal street) for private vehicles from 15.00 to 18.30 daily
Participation in related EU initiatives:
  • Project EDWARD (European Day Without A Road Death)