Participating towns and cities

IrelandPortlaoise, Ireland

22.000 inhabitants
Sport & Leisure Section
Ann Marie Maher
Aras an Chontae,
Co. Laois
R32 EHP9
(++353) 0578664058
Portlaoise already registered 4x for EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK in: 2021 2020 2019 2002

Participation 2019

Permanent measures Permanent measures

Portlaoise 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)
Installation of charging points for e-bikes planned
Create or enlarge pedestrian streets planned
Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
Extension or creation of new greenways planned
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) planned
Improvement and extension of the public transport services (express services, increase frequency etc) planned
Use of ecological vehicles for public transport fleets planned
The development of accessible transport services for all planned
Traffic calming and access control scheme
Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
Create the tactile pavements
Create wheelchair ramps
Lowering of pavements
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
Charging points for electric vehicles planned