Participating towns and cities

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Dún Laoghaire, Dublin
217.274 inhabitants

Local contact

Traffic & Road Safety
Gerry Flaherty
Dún Laoghaire County Council, County Hall, Dun Laoghaire
Dún Laoghaire, Co. Dublin
++353 12047945

Participation 2021

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
16 September
Cycling Webinar - Cycling in DLRCC
17 September
Lunchtime Public Bike Clinic in Sandyford - Free bike checks and basic repairs
22 September
Lunchtime staff cycle - Staff cycle along the coastline to showcase local cycle routes
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
  • Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
  • Reduction of outside parking zones
  • New traffic regulations: traffic circulation and parking
Accessibilities
  • Create the tactile pavements
  • Create wheelchair ramps
  • Lowering of pavements
  • Enlargement of pavements
  • Elaboration of sound devices in traffic lights
  • Removal of architectonic barriers
  • Launch of accessibility plans
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
  • Launch of online car-pooling and car-sharing schemes
Mobility management
  • Launch of awareness-raising campaigns