Participating towns and cities

Ireland Limerick City and County Council (Limerick) , Ireland

Website:
Population:
100.000 inhabitants
Department:
Smarter Travel
Contact:
Noel Delahunty
City Hall, Merchant's Quay, Limerick
Limerick City and County Council
(++353) 61557262
Limerick City and County Council (Limerick) already registered 15x for EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK in: 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2004 2003 2002

Participation 2009

Activities within the week Activities within the week

Limerick City and County Council (Limerick) organises activities during EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK 2009, taking into account the annual theme.

A School Poster Competition will be organised to focus attention on what choices we can make to reduce carbon emissions.

A media Campaign promoting "improving city climates" will be run through newsapapers and radios.

A Car free parade through the city is organised for Saturday Sept 19th. The public are encouraged to come on their Bicycles , skateboards or walking. Prizes and entertainment has also been organised

Permanent measures Permanent measures

Limerick City and County Council (Limerick) 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 facilities (parking, locks etc)
Pedestrianisation
Create or enlarge pedestrian streets
Accessibilities
Create the tactile pavements
Create wheelchair ramps
Lowering of pavements
Mobility management
Launch of awareness-raising campaigns

Car-free day Car-free day

Limerick City and County Council (Limerick) carries out a Car-Free Day 2009 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 Zone is a moderately trafficked road running alonside the River Shannon in Limerick City. It will be completely closed to traffic between 8 and 6 on Sat Sept 19th