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Kelly, Alan

Tuesday, 25 September 2012

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.

Cycling Facilities

My Department remains committed to exploring a range of mechanisms to seek to secure public bikes schemes in other cities in the state, building on the success of the Dublin Bikes scheme.  While sc...More Button

My Department, in seeking a means to progress the City Bikes Scheme,  is currently exploring, along with the National Transport Authortiy, the launching of an “expressions of interest” in scheme ...More Button

Taxi Regulations

The National Transport Authority (NTA) has responsibility for the regulation of the taxi industry under the Taxi Regulation Act, 2003, and is also the lead agency with responsibility for implementa...More Button

Action 31 of the Review Report proposes the introduction of a distinctive branding on taxis, including wheelchair accessible taxis, to take the form of a semi-permanent decal to be applied, poten...More Button

Smarter Transport

Active Travel Towns is a Smarter Travel Programme designed to secure modal shift to walking and cycling in towns by engaging with the local community, allied with infrastructural change.More Button

The rationale underpinning the development of an Active Travel Towns programme was that in order to continue on a trajectory towards securing our national cycle policy target of 10% of all trips ...More Button

There was considerable interest in the programme and significantly more proposals were submitted than funding was available.   An assessment panel considered all the applications submitted  and s...More Button

The proposal submitted by Ballina Town Council was considered worthwhile in its support for active travel, leisure cycling and tourism.  The assessment panel considered that while the proposal  c...More Button