Participating towns and cities

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Fingal County Council
296.214 inhabitants

Local contact

Environment, Climate Action and Active Travel
Grainne Carroll
Grove road, Blanchardstown, Dublin 15
++353 0861448763

Participation 2021

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Carrying out a Car-Free Day event by closing one or more streets to traffic, and opening it to pedestrians, cyclists and public transport. This should preferably happen on 22 September to mark your town or city as part of World Car-Free Day.
Implementing one or more new permanent measure(s), which contribute(s) to modal transfer from private car to environmentally sound means of transport.
Permanent measures implemented this year:
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)
  • Launch of free-floating bike-sharing schemes
Pedestrianisation
  • Create or enlarge pedestrian streets
  • Extension or creation of new greenways
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
  • Reduction of outside parking zones
Accessibilities
  • Create the tactile pavements
  • Elaboration of sound devices in traffic lights
Mobility management
  • Adoption of school travel plans
  • Development of systems and equipment for measuring air quality in public places