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Minister Hildegarde Naughton has revealed further details of the €12 million sustainable transport package for Galway funded by her Department last week.
The Galway City Council is inviting public feedback on a new sustainable transport corridor which will link University Road with the Dublin Road via the city centre.
The pandemic’s strong impact on the economy has not dented consumer interest in electrified vehicles (EVs) it seems with July being a record-breaking month for EV registrations in Europe, a 131 percent volume increase year on year to 230,700.
Galway Cycling Campaign have welcomed this funding prtobided by Government to stimulate employment and lead to some public realm improvements.
Cyclists around the city had their hopes dashed on Monday afternoon when Galway's city councillors defeated a motion to construct a temporary cycle lane in Salthill using funding from the National Transport Authority's (NTA) special Covid-19 Interim Mobility Measures Fund.
The Galway Cycling Campaign has welcomes the temporary emergency measures outlined by the City Mobility Team at the City Council meeting. While many of us cannot yet return to work, they support these efforts to get city businesses thriving in the aftermath of the coronavirus shutdown and to build a resilient network where people can continue to move, trade, play and live in face of the persistent threat of a second wave.
CycleCoffeeCake is a new initiative of the Galway Cycling Campaign which aims to encourage novice cyclists to hop on their saddles and join together in a gentle, inclusive cycle around Galway city.
"When Autumn comes and more workplaces are open alongside schools and colleges we need to have increased walking and cycling for transport to work in this city. This will be needed alongside adapted but reliable public transport and personal car use, or we may be facing transport issues like we've never seen before."
An NUI Galway mathematician has found that a single-line tramway is the optimal solution to help Galway city solve its traffic congestion problem.
The need for Government to introduce additional incentives to encourage people to purchase electric cars is being highlighted, after a recent survey showed that diesel-powered cars remain the most popular option for those looking at purchasing a new vehicle in 2020.