cyclistDún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council published its Draft Final Report of the “Review of Cycling in Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown” in February 2009 (see the full document here).

 

You can also view the National Cycling Policy Framework 2009 here.

 

The Council is about to publish “County Cycling Policy – Cultivating a Cycling Culture”, which will act as a daughter document to the Council’s recently adopted County Development Plan 2010-2016.

 

A Draft of this Policy document is now available for viewing on public display at—

 

·        The Public Concourse, Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council, County Hall, Marine Road, Dún Laoghaire from 9am to 5pm (Monday to Friday); 

·        Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council Offices, Dundrum Office Park, Main St, Dundrum from 10am-12.30pm and 1.30pm to 4pm (Monday to Friday); or 

 

·        on the Council’s website by clicking here.

 

The Council has commenced a review of the existing cycle network and development of proposals for the enhancement/extension of the cycle network in the county

 

A more detailed summary of the brief for this cycle network review is included on the Council’s website here.

 

Submissions and comments are welcome from all, particularly interested parties on the subject of cycling. Your comments will assist Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown in implementing appropriate infrastructure and promotional measures that will encourage all members of the community to cycle.

 

Written submissions/comments should be directed to:UT0072154

Ms. F. Gill

Transportation Planning

Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council

Marine Road

Dún Laoghaire

Co. Dublin

 

or by e-mail to cycling@dlrcoco.ie by 5pm on Monday 10th May 2010.

 

It is the Council’s vision— To cultivate a cycling culture, through the implementation of appropriate infrastructure and promotional measures that positively encourages all members of the community to cycle at all life stages and abilities as a mode of sustainable transport that delivers environmental, health and economic benefits to both the individual and the community”.

You can also read Autopia’s article on commuting by bicycle here.

 

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