Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Dún Laoghaire, Dublin
217.274 inhabitants

Local contact

Traffic & Road Safety
Gerry Flaherty
Dún Laoghaire County Council, County Hall, Dun Laoghaire
Dún Laoghaire, Co. Dublin
++353 12047945

Participation 2020

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
16 September
Promotion of Electric Bike Share Schemes
17 September
Try the Fleet Electric Bike
18 September
Staff Lunchtime Walk
19 September
Staff Lunchtime Cycle
20 September
Public Bike Clinics during the week (Sandyford, Dún Laoghaire, Stillorgan Library)
22 September
Launch of Walking Bus at the Harold School Street. A street closure was introduced to facilitate the launch of the Walking Bus
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:
To facilitate the launch of a Walking Bus, a Street Closure will be implemented
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)
  • Improvement of bicycle facilities (parking, locks etc)
Pedestrianisation
  • Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
  • Other: Footway and Public Realm improvement
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
Accessibilities
  • Create the tactile pavements
  • Lowering of pavements
  • Enlargement of pavements
Mobility management
  • Adoption of school travel plans
  • Other: Promotion of School Active Travel
Participation in related EU initiatives:
  • European Week of Sport