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 2022

Activities within the week Activities within the week

Kildare County Council (Comhairle Contae Chill Dara) organises activities during EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK 2022, taking into account the annual theme.

16 September
STEPtember - Kildare Walking Month continues throughout EU Mobility Week. Walk along any of our waterway routes. The challenge is simple! Complete 6 out of 15 stages of either the Grand Canal, Royal Canal or the Barrow Way. You ca complete your walks on days and times that suit you. Organised by the Kildare Sports Partnership and Supported by Kildare County Council

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)
Develop public bicycle hiring and sharing systems planned
Improvement of bicycle facilities (parking, locks etc)
Installation of charging points for e-bikes planned
Installation of 12 Cycle Café stations in the County
Create or enlarge pedestrian streets
Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
Extension or creation of new greenways planned
Works continuing on the completion of the Greenway and works continuing on the Blueway.
Traffic calming and access control scheme
Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
Reduction of outside parking zones planned
Create the tactile pavements
Create wheelchair ramps
Lowering of pavements
Enlargement of pavements
Mobility management
Adoption of workplace travel plans planned
Adoption of school travel plans planned
Launch of awareness-raising campaigns
Elaboration of educational materials
Development of travel plans / mobility plans in consultation with local stakeholders planned
Develop Cycle Buses and Walking Buses for school goers
Further info
Identified five schools for a 'Safe Routes to School' infrastructure improvement works.

Car-free day Car-free day

Kildare County Council (Comhairle Contae Chill Dara) carries out a Car-Free Day 2022 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:
The Naas - Sallins Canal Route is closed to vehicular traffic each Sunday to allow for a Car Free Day.