Dublin City Council’s Bikeweek Safe Cycle

Posted 31 May 2016 to Events by Sarah Scannell

Dublin City Council Bikeweek Safe Cycle

Dublin City Council Bikeweek Safe Cycle

Date:                Wednesday June 15th 2016

Time:               from 12 noon

Location:          Grand Canal Quay, Dublin 2

Cost:                Free!

Dublin City Council’s Bikeweek Safe Cycle is set to pedal off from Grand Canal Quay, Dublin 2 on Wednesday June 15th assembling at 12 noon to embark on a mass ride along 5km of city streets.  Cyclists will depart at 12.30pm for the fun and safe leisurely cycle with An Garda Siochana assistance to stop traffic along the route.  The 5km cycle, which starts and finishes on Grand Canal Quay, should take approximately 20 minutes to complete. Cyclists can pre-register for the event on the Bikeweek Safe Cycle Facebook page facebook.com/BikeweekSafeCycle and be in with a chance to WIN bike shop vouchers.

Bikeweek Safe Cycle will see participants depart Grand Canal Quay and take in Grand Canal Street, Bath Avenue, Londonbridge Road, Church Avenue, Sean Moore Road, Pigeon House Road, York Road, Thorncastle Street, Bridge Street, Ringsend Road to finish on Grand Canal Quay. With a strong emphasis on safety, cyclists will be escorted along the route but participants will be responsible for their own safety and remain subject to the Rules of the Rules and all applicable legislation under the Road Traffic Act.

Every year Dublin City Council organises a cycling event as part of National Bike Week. The event promotes cycling in the city and show cases Dublin as a cycle friendly city.

An tArd Meara Críona Ní Dhalaigh & Chief Executive Owen Keegan

An tArd Meara Críona Ní Dhalaigh & Chief Executive Owen Keegan

Please see the full press release here .

Get ready for Bike Week 2016!

Posted 26 May 2016 to Events by Sarah Scannell

Bike Week 2016 logo

Bike Week 2016 is only a couple of weeks away and we are delighted to see all the fantastic events happening around Dublin City.

Main Dublin Events:

12th June Sunday – Cabinteely ‘Pedal in the Park’ 1pm – 5pm

13th June Monday -19th June Sunday Phoenix Park Bike Festival

14th June Tuesday (please note date change) – Evening Lecture ‘Climate Change’ Wood Quay Venue 5.30pm

15th June Wednesday – Dublin City Bikeweek Safe Cycle, Grand Canal Quay 12.30pm

19th June Sunday – Saint Anne’s Park Bike Fest 12pm – 5pm

19th June Sunday – Cargo Bike Championships & Pedal in the Park, Phoenix Park 12.30pm – 5.00pm

19th June Sunday – 1916 Commemorative Cycle, Pearse Museum, Saint Enda’s Park 11.30am

This is a very exciting cycle event programme for the City and no doubt there is something for both cyclists and spectators to enjoy!

For futher information on any of the events please see www.bikeweek.ie and why note print out the attached flyer to stick up in your local community or work place? Dublin Bike Week Leaflet (again please note the date change for the Climate Change Lecture)

Cordon Count Report 2015

Posted 16 May 2016 to News by Sarah Scannell

 

Please see the 2015 Cordon Count Report from our annual November Cordon Count or 2015.

The report gives an overview on modal trends in the City dating back to 2006.

 

2015 Cordon Count Report