Participating towns and cities

Ireland Kildare County Council (Comhairle Contae Chill Dara) , Ireland

247.774 inhabitants
Transport, Mobility & Open Spaces
Declan Keogh
Kildare County Council,
Áras Chill Dara, Devoy Park, Naas, Co. Kildare.
EIRCODE: W91 X77F Kildare County Council
(++353) 45980421
Kildare County Council (Comhairle Contae Chill Dara) already registered 6x for EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK in: 2023 2022 2020 2019 2018 2017

Participation 2020

Activities within the week Activities within the week

Kildare County Council (Comhairle Contae Chill Dara) organises activities during EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK 2020, taking into account the annual theme.

21 September
School Bike Shelter Competition - Kildare County Council calls for entries from Primary and Post-Primary schools for their chance tow in a Bike Shelter for their school.
22 September
Cycle Café - Kildare County Council launches a number of Cycle Café schemes in County Kildare

Permanent measures Permanent measures

Kildare County Council (Comhairle Contae Chill Dara) 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 network (creation of new lanes, extension, renovation, signposting etc) planned
Develop public bicycle hiring and sharing systems planned
Improvement of bicycle facilities (parking, locks etc)
Installation of Cycle Cafés in County Kildare.
Create or enlarge pedestrian streets
Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
Extension or creation of new greenways planned
Created a one-way system at Academy street, Kildare town. Widened footpaths along school routes in Leixlip and Celbridge.
Traffic calming and access control scheme
Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
Reduction of outside parking zones
Create park and ride stations planned
Created school zones. Removed parking areas in Kildare town. Plans for Park and Stride areas in County Kildare.
Create wheelchair ramps
Lowering of pavements
Enlargement of pavements
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
Launch of online car-pooling and car-sharing schemes planned
Charging points for electric vehicles
Mobility management
Adoption of school travel plans planned
Launch of awareness-raising campaigns
Elaboration of educational materials planned
Development of travel plans / mobility plans in consultation with local stakeholders planned
Development of systems and equipment for measuring air quality in public places
Organisation of regular fora or surveys on public opinions and ideas