Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Kerry County Council, Tralee Municipal District
22.000 inhabitants

Local contact

Tralee Municipal District
Jean Foley
Princes Quay, Tralee, Co Kerry
++353 667191300

Participation 2019

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
16 September
Guided Nature Walk around Tralee Bay Wetlands Eco & Activity Park
Daily free hire of Adult E-Bikes at Tralee Bay Wetlands Eco & Activity Park
17 September
Daily free hire of Adult E-Bikes at Tralee Bay Wetlands Eco & Activity Park
18 September
Climate Crisis to Trees - meditative walk through Tralee Town Park
Daily free hire of Adult E-Bikes at Tralee Bay Wetlands Eco & Activity Park
19 September
A guided walk with lots of fun games and activities at Tralee Bay Wetlands Eco & Activity Park
Daily free hire of Adult E-Bikes at Tralee Bay Wetlands Eco & Activity Park
20 September
Cycling Tour from Tralee Bay Wetlands Eco & Activity Park along the cycle paths, roads and country lanes of Tralee & its environs
Daily free hire of Adult E-Bikes at Tralee Bay Wetlands Eco & Activity Park
21 September
5k parkrun at Tralee Town Park
Daily free hire of Adult E-Bikes at Tralee Bay Wetlands Eco & Activity Park
22 September
In the morning, we have a 2k junior parkrun at Tralee Town Park followed by a walking tour from Tralee Bay Wetlands Eco & Activity Park to Blennerville Windmill & Visitor Centre.
In the afternoon at Tralee Bay Wetlands Eco & Activity Park we have a kids cycling skills event where they can learn new skills, fun cycling games with obstacles and advise for parents on progressing children from stabilisers to pedalling unassisted.
Daily free hire of Adult E-Bikes at Tralee Bay Wetlands Eco & Activity Park
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
  • Create or enlarge pedestrian streets
  • Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
  • Extension or creation of new greenways
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
Accessibilities
  • Create the tactile pavements
  • Create wheelchair ramps
  • Lowering of pavements
  • Enlargement of pavements
  • Elaboration of sound devices in traffic lights
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
  • Charging points for electric vehicles
Mobility management
  • Launch of awareness-raising campaigns
  • Elaboration of educational materials