Participating towns and cities

IrelandBallina, County Mayo, Ireland

13.226 inhabitants
Mark O'Donnell
Civic Offices, Arran Place,
Ballina County Mayo Ballina, County Mayo
(++353) 96 76100
Ballina, County Mayo already registered 2x for EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK in: 2012 2010

Participation 2010

Activities within the week Activities within the week

Ballina, County Mayo organises activities during EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK 2010, taking into account the annual theme.

All week
Pedestrianisation of Pearse street, Ballina, for two days of events;
Installation of cycle racks around the town;
School walking trains;
Electric Vehicle demonstration ;
School children can pedal on the world famous River Moy in 'Swan' pedalos;
An Garda Síochána cycling advice sessions for school children;
Public Attitudes survey regarding pedestrianisation and alternative transport modes;
Public Awareness leaflet campaign promoting environmental, social, health and economic benefits of leaving the car at home;
Mid West Radio broadcast from the event from 11am to 1pm on Monday 20th September.

Permanent measures Permanent measures

Ballina, County Mayo 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)
Create or enlarge pedestrian streets
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
Use of clean vehicles
Freight distribution
Use of clean vehicles
Mobility management
Launch of awareness-raising campaigns
Organisation of regular fora or surveys on public opinions and ideas

Car-free day Car-free day

Ballina, County Mayo 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:
Pearse Street ( the town's main thoroughfare) will be pedestrianised on Monday 20th and Tuesday 21st September 2010 to host a series of events related to alternative travel options around Ballina.