Participating towns and cities

IrelandWestport, Ireland

5.500 inhabitants
Westport Town Council
Simon Wall
Altamount St.
000000 Westport
(++353) 9850400
Westport already registered 6x for EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK in: 2013 2011 2010 2009 2004 2003

Participation 2010

Activities within the week Activities within the week

Westport organises activities during EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK 2010, taking into account the annual theme.

All week
Bicyle training skills workshops
Bicycle maintainence Workshops
Beauty and the Bike initative
Shuttle bus between two urban centers (neighbouring town Castlebar)

Permanent measures Permanent measures

Westport 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)
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)
Traffic calming and access control scheme
Create park and ride stations
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
Launch of online car-pooling and car-sharing schemes
Responsible car-use (eco-driving etc)
Mobility management
Adoption of workplace travel plans
Adoption of school travel plans
Create/establish mobility centers and on-line information services (eg travel planner)
Launch of awareness-raising campaigns
Elaboration of educational materials
Development of travel plans / mobility plans in consultation with local stakeholders
Create systems for buses and walking trains

Car-free day Car-free day

Westport carries out a Car-Free Day 2010 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:
Section of town core for fun cycle for a limited time.