Participating towns and cities

IrelandCounty Galway, Ireland

150.000 inhabitants
Infrastructure & Operations Unit
Deirdre Caulfield
Galway Co. Council, Prospect Hill, Galway City.
County Galway
(++353) 91509360
County Galway already registered 5x for EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK in: 2019 2018 2010 2009 2008

Participation 2019

Activities within the week Activities within the week

County Galway organises activities during EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK 2019, taking into account the annual theme.

16 September
Road Safety Awareness Literature available on cycle safety which provides tips on safer cycling and 'Child Safety in cars' advising on keeping children safe while travelling in the car
17 September
'Get Back on Your Bike' Workshops - Race Face will hold 2 sessions of 1.5 hours advising members of the public on cycling skills and safety, correct maintenance, bike fit, road skills and cornering techniques.
18 September
High visibility vests being distributed throughout County Galway, through Council Offices, free of charge.
19 September
Road Safety Awareness Literature available on cycle safety, 'Look Out, Stand Out' and Mobile phone use whilst driving
20 September
Permanent measure promoting a sustainable mode of travel - bike rack installed in the admin. area of An CheathrĂș Rua, Co. Galway.
21 September
Permanent measure - disability works: installation of a dropped kerb to aid wheelchair users in Parkmore, Tuam, Co. Galway.
High visibility vests being distributed at Galway Co. Council headquarters in Galway city, free of charge.
22 September
Car Free Day is promoted throughout County Galway - it encourages members of the public to walk, cycle or use public transport on this day

Permanent measures Permanent measures

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

New or improved bicycle facilities
Improvement of bicycle facilities (parking, locks etc)
Lowering of pavements

Car-free day Car-free day

County Galway carries out a Car-Free Day 2019 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:
No area will be closed to traffic