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Save euros and lose pounds during European Mobility Week

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Workers, students and parents dropping children to school can save money and get fitter by cycling, walking, carpooling or taking the bus, instead of travelling by car, particularly if they live 4km or under from their work, college or school.

Back in the saddle — Get on your bike for the Galway Bike Festival

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Smoothies, fancy dress, orienteering, the Wild West, films, bling, castles and even a visit to a shuttle all form part of the broad range of biking activities on offer for Galway Bike Festival, which runs from Saturday June 15 to Sunday June 23.

Ceannt station plans to put passengers out in the cold

Plans to give Ceannt Station a minor facelift is to cause problems for taxi drivers and users of the transport hub.

Hundreds attend health check initiative held to inspire healthy commutes

Aimed at increasing awareness of the health benefits of walking and cycling to school, work and college, an estimated 350 people attended the recent free mini health check initiative, which took place over a four-hour period in the car park of Westside Shopping Centre.

New TaxSaver ticket scheme offers saving for commuters and employers

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Cash-strapped commuters can avail of unlimited bus travel around the city (including weekends and evenings) for as little as €5.89 a week by acquiring a TaxSaver commuter ticket.

Funding for city cycleways at risk

The development of a walking and cycling strategy for Galway city was stunted yet again at Monday evening’s meeting of the Galway City Council.

Park and Ride service begins Saturday

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The Galway City Council’s Park and Ride Service for the Volvo Ocean Race begins this Saturday and will operate every day during the festival up to Sunday July 8.

Lights, camera, action — City Hall shows off its new high tech traffic control centre

Deep within the bowels of City Hall lies a control centre which looks as if it came straight out of a Bond movie. With massive screens, whirring computers, eagle-eyed operators and no seeming way of escape, all that is missing is a one-eyed balding villain, stroking a pristine white cat and drawing up a dastardly plan to take over the world.

Pedal power — Bike Fest begins Saturday June 16

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Children's races in Southpark, Terryland Cycle Picnic, a Fat Tyre Night in Moycullen, Merlin Woods Cycle, Bike Maintenance, Cycling Research Showcase and free bike rental are just some of the numerous events and initiatives planned for Galway Bike Festival, which takes place from Saturday June 16 to Sunday June 24. The festival programme, which was officially launched by Mayor Hildegarde Naughton on Tuesday aims to attract and encourage cyclists, particularly new cyclists of all age groups to discover the enjoyment and benefits of cycling.

Seamus Quirke Road campaign begins with shuttle

The Road Safety Authority Interactive Shuttle and Rollover Simulator will be in Westside Shopping Centre today as part of an information campaign to encourage people to leave the car at home and travel by foot, bike or bus.


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