Participating towns and cities

IrelandCork, Ireland

Population:
210.000 inhabitants
Department:
Community Culture & Placemaking
Contact:
Frank Fitzgerald
City Hall
Anglesea Street
Cork
T12 T997
(++353) 868127751

Participation 2007

Activities within the week Activities within the week

Cork organises activities during EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK 2007, taking into account the annual theme.

Raising awareness of non-motorised transport
Announce Lord Mayor's Cycle event
Opening of new cycle tracks
Designating new advanced stop lines for cyclists
Bicycle parade, clowns, etc
Car Sharing Conference
Film Festival re cycling in secondary schools

Permanent measures Permanent measures

Cork 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)
Pedestrianisation
Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
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)
Traffic calming and access control scheme
Create park and ride stations
Accessibilities
Create the tactile pavements
Create wheelchair ramps
Lowering of pavements
Enlargement of pavements
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
Launch of online car-pooling and car-sharing schemes
Responsible car-use (eco-driving etc)
Use of clean vehicles
Mobility management
Launch of awareness-raising campaigns
Development of travel plans / mobility plans in consultation with local stakeholders
Create systems for buses and walking trains

Car-free day Car-free day

Cork carries out a Car-Free Day 2007 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:
Part of inner city business district