Our ‘Vision for Cycling in Rural Ireland’ Gains Momentum

Last September (2020) the Cyclist.ie Rural Cycling Collective officially launched our Vision for Cycling in Rural Ireland with the 8 priorities which we believe will enable more people in rural Ireland to cycle more often for everyday journeys. Since we launched the Vision we are pleased to see changes have been made, linking to each … Continue reading Our ‘Vision for Cycling in Rural Ireland’ Gains Momentum

launch of the vision for cycling in rural ireland

MEDIA RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEThursday 30 July 2020A Vision for Cycling in Rural IrelandLaunched by Cyclist.ie’s Rural Cycling Collective During the lock-down period of restricted travel, one widely remarked phenomenon was the large increase countrywide in the numbers of people of all ages out walking and cycling.  A desire to retain that peace and … Continue reading launch of the vision for cycling in rural ireland

Ireland’s Climate Action Plan – Keep those cycling goals right up there!

We made an in-depth submission on the Climate Action Plan 2024 today, calling for continued investment in active travel, quicker roll-out of urgently needed protected, connected cycle tracks. We pointed out that it’s not only our cities that matter; our towns should be focusses of active travel too. Local Authorities each now have to make … Continue reading Ireland’s Climate Action Plan – Keep those cycling goals right up there!

RSA Review 2024 – Irish Cycling Campaign Submission      

Earlier today (Fri 05 April 2024), Irish Cycling Campaign made a submission in response to the Department of Transport’s consultation on the Review of the Road Safety Authority. You can read a copy of it below. We wish to thank all of our fabulous volunteers who contributed to this submission. We sincerely hope that it … Continue reading RSA Review 2024 – Irish Cycling Campaign Submission      

Engineers Ireland support the push for sustainable transport

There was a very heartening event last week. Established professional body Engineers Ireland hosted a progressive, forward-looking conference aimed at informing their members – civil and structural engineers especially – about Ireland’s current surge towards more sustainable, healthy transport. (Below) Can Ginty compares modal share over distance in Netherlands While the provision of safe, segregated … Continue reading Engineers Ireland support the push for sustainable transport

Irish Cycling Campaign Submission on Rosses Point Public Realm Project

Our newly inaugurated Irish Cycling Campaign (formerly Cyclist.ie) has made its first formal planning related submission to Sligo County Council, together with our member group Sligo Cycling Campaign.  And what better place to start than the lovely seaside town of Rosses Point west of Sligo Town. Note that the image above shows a present view … Continue reading Irish Cycling Campaign Submission on Rosses Point Public Realm Project

Cyclist.ie and Cycle Friendly Employer Ireland Forge an Alliance

Cyclist.ie is delighted to announce a collaboration with Cycle Friendly Employer Ireland. CFEI is the only official provider of the EU-standard Cycle-Friendly Employer programme in Ireland. Developed by the European Cyclists’ Federation, the programme is aimed at getting more people on bikes and cycling to work. Together, Cyclist.ie and CFEI support the development of more … Continue reading Cyclist.ie and Cycle Friendly Employer Ireland Forge an Alliance

Cyclist.ie Report on Rural Cycling Symposium

Cyclist.ie was delighted to be asked to present its Vision for Cycling in Rural Ireland at a symposium hosted by one of its newest members, Pedal Vintage Durrow. The event, titled The Future of Cycling in Rural Ireland was held in collaboration with Laois County Council and with funding from The National Transport Authority. The … Continue reading Cyclist.ie Report on Rural Cycling Symposium

2023 – Big Birthdays for Cycling Campaigns

2023 is a big year for cycling campaigning. Cyclist.ie will mark its 15th birthday, Dublin Cycling Campaign its 30th birthday, while the European Cyclists’ Federation will have 40 candles on its campaigning cake.  It will be an especially significant year for DCC and Cyclist.ie as we completely rework our governance structures and become a much … Continue reading 2023 – Big Birthdays for Cycling Campaigns

Corporate Social Responsibility & the Irish Cycling Campaign

Do you volunteer on a regular basis with a registered charity?  Did you know that many large companies are interested in contributing to the communities their employees live in? Research has shown that happy employees are loyal employees, so companies are heavily vested to retain their talented workforce. Cyclist.ie, with Registered Charity Number 20102029,  is … Continue reading Corporate Social Responsibility & the Irish Cycling Campaign