Participating towns and cities

IrelandCork County, Ireland

350.000 inhabitants
Health & Safety Section
Anthony Buckley
Floor 6, County Library Building
County Hall
T12 R2NC Cork County
Cork County already registered 4x for EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK in: 2019 2014 2013 2012

Participation 2013

Activities within the week Activities within the week

Cork County organises activities during EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK 2013, taking into account the annual theme.

All week
Cork County Council has signed up to Ireland's National Transport Authority's Smarter Travel Scheme. This participation reinforces the Council's commitment to be a leader in the promotion of sustainable transport. As part of this scheme, Cork County Council has allocated premium parking spaces at its County Hall Campus for carsharers.

As part of European Mobility Week, Cork County Council continues its work in developing an integrated sustainable transport network to serve the commuting and leisure needs of its citizens, as well as supporting initiatives being undertaken by adjoining local authorities.

The Council will promote European Mobility Week via a media campaign and the organisation of media friendly events.

Flags highlighting European Mobility Week will be displayed on the Council's County Hall Campus.

The Council will host a cycling school for primary school children on its own campus during European Mobility Week.

The Council will host daily lunchtime public speakers during European Mobility Week on sustainable transport.

The Council will continue to promote its staff bicycle scheme committed to during European Mobility Week 2012.

The County Hall Campus will be used to facilitate sustainable transport displays during European Mobility Week, including displays sponsored by electric cars retailers, bicycles retailers, equipment providers and public transport providers.

Council staff will be incentivised to walk/cycle to work during European Mobility Week via the provision of free bicycle servicing and free breakfasts.

Permanent measures Permanent measures

Cork County 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)
Develop public bicycle hiring and sharing systems
Improvement of bicycle facilities (parking, locks etc)
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)
Launch of integrated services for the various public transport modes
The development of accessible transport services for all
Traffic calming and access control scheme
Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
New traffic regulations: traffic circulation and parking
Elaboration of new residential areas
Create the tactile pavements
Create wheelchair ramps
Lowering of pavements
Enlargement of pavements
Removal of architectonic barriers
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
Launch of online car-pooling and car-sharing schemes
Use of clean vehicles
Freight distribution
Use of clean vehicles
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
Development of travel plans / mobility plans in consultation with local stakeholders