Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Laois
84.697 inhabitants

Local contact

Roads
Tadhg Madden
Laois County Council,
Áras an Chontae, JFL Avenue,
Portlaoise
++353 057-86 74336

Participation 2019

The participant is committed to:

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)
  • Installation of charging points for e-bikes
Pedestrianisation
  • Create or enlarge pedestrian streets
  • Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
  • Extension or creation of new greenways
Public transport services
  • Improvement and extension of the public transport network (creation of HOV lanes for public transport modes, new stops, new lines, reserved areas etc)
  • Improvement and extension of the public transport services (express services, increase frequency etc)
  • Use of ecological vehicles for public transport fleets
  • The development of accessible transport services for all
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
Accessibilities
  • Create the tactile pavements
  • Create wheelchair ramps
  • Lowering of pavements
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
  • Charging points for electric vehicles
Participation in related EU initiatives:
  • JRC Project on Social Biking