Participating towns and cities

Contact & Activities

Participating city

130.000 inhabitants

Local contact

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

Participation 2019

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
16 September
Bike maintenance demonstration lunchtime
17 September
Bike maintenance demonstration evening
20 September
Event highlighting transport hubs and multimodality, in particular walking and cycling links to public transport. Invitation to general public to walk/cycle/bus in "Race against Rob" a local Olympian medallist. Setting up of Mobility Café with guest speakers from NL and Ireland to promote best practice . Making of video of event. Link to Culture Night
22 September
Rebel Pedal Family Fun Cycle and party to celebrate cycling in the city
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.
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)
  • Develop public bicycle hiring and sharing systems
  • Improvement of bicycle facilities (parking, locks etc)
  • Other: Completion and opening of new pedestrian and cycle bridge over the Lee
  • Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
  • Extension or creation of new greenways
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)
  • Enlargement of pavements
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
  • Charging points for electric vehicles
Mobility management
  • Adoption of workplace travel plans
  • Adoption of school travel plans
  • Elaboration of educational materials
  • Development of travel plans / mobility plans in consultation with local stakeholders
  • Create systems for buses and walking trains
  • Organisation of regular fora or surveys on public opinions and ideas
Participation in related EU initiatives:
  • ROADPOL Safety Days
  • The CIVITAS Initiative
  • JRC Project on Social Biking