New cycle lanes to connect Mary I and LIT to Limerick city

September 30, 2015

SCR-470x260LIMERICK City and County Council has announced the design of new cycle lanes which will connect two colleges to the city centre.

The new lanes will join both Mary Immaculate College at the South Circular Road, and the Limerick Institute of Technology (LIT) to the city centre. Read article (Limerick Leader)

Limerick City people more likely to walk to work or college

September 8, 2015


Limerick City people are more likely to prefer to walk to work, school, or college than residents in other parts of the country, according to a new report.

Up to 25%, on leaving home in the morning, opt to walk, compared to a national average of 15%.

Read article (Irish Examiner)

‘No apology’ for prioritising bikes in Cork city

March 5, 2015

Local authorities should make no apologies to motorists for improving cycling infrastructure in city centres, Agriculture Minister Simon Coveney said yesterday.

Mr Coveney made the remarks at the official launch of the Cork bike share scheme at City Hall yesterday, where he was asked about the complaints Cork motorists have made regarding the new cycle paths in the city, particularly along Washington St.

“We’re prioritising bikes in the city,” said Mr Coveney. Read article.

The Coco-Cola Zero bikes are coming to Limerick

November 11, 2014

Screenshot from 2014-11-11 21:03:1711th November 2014 – The National Transport Authority has today announced further details for the Coca-Cola Zero Bikes regional scheme which will go live over the coming weeks. Galway will launch on Monday 24th November, followed by Limerick on 8th December and Cork on 18th December.

The National Transport Authority is also calling on the people of Galway, Limerick and Cork to pre-register now on so that the bikes can be availed of as soon as they are live on the streets. Read the rest of this entry »

Great Southern Cycleway to open in Limerick

July 31, 2014

shutterstock_65668243-390x285The Abbeyfeale to Kilmorna completes the Great Southern Trail in Limerick, and comes after funding was made available for new cycle routes. Read article

Bike parking facilities provided in City Centre Multi-Storey Car Park

January 22, 2014

The City Centre Multi-Storey Car Park on Anne Street/Thomas Street has become the first facility of its kind in Limerick to provide secure and convenient bike parking as part of an initiative being rolled out by Limerick Smarter Travel Office, in partnership with the City’s multi-storey car park owners. Read more

UL: Bicycle User Information Sheet

November 6, 2013

The following information is provided by the University of Limerick

Cycling is convenient, healthy and sustainable alternative to driving to campus. It is virtually cost-free and allows much closer access to your destination than campus car parks. Cycling to the University of Limerick can be a fun, practical and productive way of making exercise a regular part of your life. The following information is intended as a commuting resource for students, faculty, staff and visitors. Read the rest of this entry »


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