Participating towns and cities

Contact & Activities

Participating city

30.000 inhabitants

Local contact

Road Design
John O'Flaherty
Road Design, Sligo County Council, Market Yard, Sligo
++353 719111963

Participation 2019

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
16 September
Radio Interview with Ocean FM talking about sustainable travel as part of Greenaware Sligo
17 September
Social Media campaign for promoting sustainable transport
20 September
Ursuline Cycle
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:
O'Connell Street, Sligo will be closed on 11th October 2019 to facilitate a sustainable transport event.
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:
Mobility management
  • Adoption of workplace travel plans