Participating towns and cities

IrelandDublin City Council, Ireland

500.000 inhabitants
Environment & Transport
Deirdre Kelly
Block 2, Floor 7, Civic Offices, Wood Quay, Dublin 8, Ireland, D08 RF3F Dublin City Council
(++353) 01 874559494

Participation 2020

Activities within the week Activities within the week

Dublin City Council organises activities during EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK 2020, taking into account the annual theme.

17 September
Virtual Cycles online campaign - using social media and the #virtualcycles hashtag we shared video footage of recent upgrades to cycle routes in Dublin.
22 September
Webinar: Cities for People in a Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a huge impact on businesses in Dublin.

This panel will explore how our public space can best adapt to support how people move around Dublin in order better support businesses.

Patricia Reidy, who leads the Dublin City Council team behind the pedestrianisation trials around Grafton Street, and Graeme McQueen of Dublin Chamber of Commerce will discuss this important topic.

•Patricia Reidy, who leads the Dublin City Council team behind the ‘Covid Mobility Programme’

•Graeme McQueen, Head of Communications, Dublin Chamber of Commerce

•Chaired by Colm Walsh, business owner and Dublin Cycling Campaign member

Register for this webinar at

A number of further webinars took place the following week.

Permanent measures Permanent measures

Dublin City Council 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)
Improvement of bicycle facilities (parking, locks etc)
Create or enlarge pedestrian streets
Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc) planned
Extension or creation of new greenways
Dublin ran a trial for pedestrianising a number of streets in the city-centre for a number of weeks during the summer.
Traffic calming and access control scheme
Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
Reduction of outside parking zones
On the Speed Reduction programmes - Dublin has begun to implement School Zone initiatives at schools throughout the city. These colourful zones aim to make drivers aware of the fact that they are ente
Enlargement of pavements
Mobility management
Launch of awareness-raising campaigns
Organisation of regular fora or surveys on public opinions and ideas