Participating towns and cities

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Dublin City Council
500.000 inhabitants

Local contact

Environment & Transport
Deirdre Kelly
Block 2, Floor 7, Civic Offices, Wood Quay, Dublin 8, Ireland, D08 RF3F
++353 01 874559494

Participation 2021

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
16 September
Smart Mobility Hub Phase 2 launch - webinar.

The Smart Mobility Hub project is delivered in collaboration with partners:

– Good Travel Software (Lead Partners)
– Nissan
– Bleeper
– NiftiBusiness
– Spatial Dynamics Lab, UCD
– Fingal County Council

This event is open to all and may be of particular interest to business and public sector workplaces that are interested in offering shared mobility solutions.

Register now to hear from our project partners and learn how the Smart Mobility Hub model can help contribute towards a greener, more sustainable city. This event is part of Dublin Climate Action Week 2021. #DCAW21

This is an online event will via Zoom webinar.

Register for this event at smartdublin.ie/smart-mobility-hub-phase-2-launch-register-now/


What is a Just Transition for Transport - webinar

Moving through the city is a daily activity and one laden with challenges. Reducing emissions from transport is critical to meeting our targets, but can it be done in a manner that is just? How do we make moving around the city equitable along lines of gender, race, and socioeconomic status?

Speakers:

Brendan O’Brien , Executive Manager Traffic, Dublin City Council
Dr. Brian Caulfield, Associate Professor and Head of Discipline in the Department of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering, TCD.
Sarah Bowman, Director of Strategic Engagement for the Trinity Centre for Ageing and Intellectual Disability, and Director of the Health Research Board-Irish Research Council Ignite Programme at Trinity College Dublin

Register at dublinclimatechange.codema.ie/climate-action-week/events/
21 September
In advance of Make Way Day on 24th September and as part of European Mobility Week, Dublin City Council is organising a webinar to draw attention to the challenges and obstacles faced by vulnerable road users every day.

We’ll be joined by the National Disability Authority, the Disability Federation of Ireland and Voice for Vision Impairment Ireland to share the challenges faced by their members in relation to navigating urban space. We’ll hear about what each group of road users can do to be more considerate in making public space more welcoming and accessible place for everyone.

Panellists:
- Mary Tallant and Naomi Oldenburg, National Disability Authority
- Robbie Sinnott, Voice of Vision Impairment
- Pierce Richardson, Disability Federation of Ireland

The webinar will be facilitated by Michael Foley, One Open Dialogue.

Date: Tuesday 21st September

Time: 1-2pm

Registration: This webinar will take place on Zoom. If you’d like to attend please register online - us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_0haLYok4QvGkI-ZP6vZ71g
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)
  • Extension or creation of new greenways
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
  • New traffic regulations: traffic circulation and parking
Accessibilities
  • Create the tactile pavements
  • Create wheelchair ramps
  • Enlargement of pavements
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
  • Launch of online car-pooling and car-sharing schemes
  • Use of clean vehicles
  • Charging points for electric vehicles
  • Mobility as a Service (MaaS)
Freight distribution
  • Introducing cargo bikes
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
  • Elaboration of educational materials
  • Development of systems and equipment for measuring air quality in public places
  • Organisation of regular fora or surveys on public opinions and ideas