“We are particularly conscious that in many parts of Ireland - and in rural Ireland especially - that the numbers of children cycling to school have fallen off a cliff.”
Wed, 20 Nov, 2019
Cycling lobbyists has accused the Government of “spin” after Transport Minister Shane Ross said critics of cycling provisions in Budget 2020 are “not at the races”.
Fri, 18 Oct, 2019
The Department of Transport spent 1% of its land transport budget on cycling infrastructure last year, according to an estimate from cycling advocates who want a tenfold increase in this month’s Budget.
Tue, 01 Oct, 2019
E-bike subsidies, ringfenced funding for cycling infrastructure, and the establishment of a National Cycling Office are some of the measures sought by cycling lobbyists in their pre-budget submission to Government this week.
Tue, 10 Sep, 2019
Open letter to Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and Charlie Flanagan, Minister for Justice and Equality:
Thu, 25 Apr, 2019
Laws that force cyclists to wear high-visibility clothes do nothing to reduce the number of road accidents involving people on bikes, a study has found.
Thu, 12 Apr, 2018
The number of cyclists killed on Irish roads in 2017 so far has already matched the total amount of those who lost their lives on bikes last year.
Thu, 22 Jun, 2017
The Government is facing calls to do more to protect cyclists, as the death toll of those killed on bicycles in 2017 has already reached half of last year’s total.
Mon, 03 Apr, 2017
Cyclists are to renew their calls for proper funding during a demonstration planned for next week.
Sat, 18 Feb, 2017
A group representing Irish cyclists has criticised the number of fines issued by gardaí to motorists who parked in cycle lanes — despite a more than twofold increase in the amount of tickets handed down.
Mon, 09 May, 2016
The news that yet another cyclist was seriously injured in an impact with an HGV (Dublin on 23 March 23) serves as a reminder that these impacts should not be happening as they are essentially avoidable.
Wed, 27 Apr, 2016
Just three fines a week were imposed on motorists who parked in cycle lanes last year, Garda figures have revealed.
Mon, 26 Jan, 2015
A strong plea was yesterday made to An Taisce not to proceed with a judicial review in the High Court of a project to upgrade a major tourist route.
Sat, 17 Jan, 2015
Plans to include cycle-ways in upgrades to tourist routes along the west and south coasts could be in jeopardy following An Bord Pleanála’s rejection of a €65m development on the Dingle Peninsula.
Sat, 14 Sep, 2013
A cyclists’ representative group has expressed concerns about the use of cycle lanes replacing hard shoulders on rural roads.
Mon, 14 May, 2012
IRELAND’S national cycling group has called for a moratorium on the Government’s €4 million plan to develop cycle lane schemes in up to 10 counties, claiming the projects could make facilities for cyclists worse rather than better.
Thu, 25 Aug, 2011
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