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NTA publishes first-ever survey of walking, wheeling & cycling in Waterford Metropolitan Area

Walking and cycling take 16,000 cars off Waterford Metropolitan Area roads every day, according to Walking and Cycling Index The National Transport Authority has today published the findings of the first-ever survey of walking, wheeling and cycling in Waterford Metropolitan Area, which reveals that 52% of residents walk or wheel (meaning the use of a...

NTA publishes first-ever survey of walking, wheeling & cycling in Galway Metropolitan Area

6 in 10 adults in Galway Metropolitan Area walk or wheel at least five times a week, 1 in 5 cycle at least once a week The National Transport Authority has today published the findings of the first-ever survey of walking, wheeling and cycling in Galway Metropolitan Area, which reveals that 6 in 10 (60%)...

NTA publishes first-ever survey of walking, wheeling & cycling in Limerick Shannon Metropolitan Area

52% of adults in Limerick Shannon Metropolitan Area walk or wheel at least five times a week, 15% cycle at least once a week The National Transport Authority has today published the findings of the first-ever survey of walking, wheeling and cycling in Limerick Shannon Metropolitan Area, which reveals that 52% of residents walk or...

NTA publishes first-ever survey of walking, wheeling & cycling in Cork Metropolitan Area

52% of adults in Cork Metropolitan Area walk or wheel at least five times a week, 18% cycle at least once a week 69% of residents support building cycle tracks physically separated from traffic and pedestrians even where that means less room for other traffic The National Transport Authority has today published the findings of...

NTA publishes survey of walking, wheeling & cycling in Dublin Metropolitan Area

Walking and cycling take 530,000 cars off Dublin Metropolitan Area roads every day, according to Walking and Cycling Index. 71% of adults in Dublin Metropolitan Area walk or wheel at least five times a week, 25% cycle at least once a week The National Transport Authority has today published the findings of its latest survey...

A record €1 billion investment by Government since 2020 to prioritise safe walking and cycling for people

The Minister for Transport Eamon Ryan TD and Minister of State Jack Chambers TD joined National Transport Authority (NTA) Deputy CEO Hugh Creegan to announce €290m in funding to local authorities across Ireland to support the rollout of walking and cycling infrastructure in 2024. Surpassing the €1 billion mark This latest allocation means 2024 will...

Active Travel review of 2023

In 2023, the National Transport Authority achieved significant milestones in Active Travel projects across Ireland supported by over 300 million euros in funding from the Department of Transport and working on over 900 projects. Take a look at all we have achieved this year so far, we look forward to an exciting 2024 collaborating with...

Minister Ryan joins NTA as €290m is made available for walking and cycling infrastructure this year

Minister Ryan joins NTA as €290m is made available for walking and cycling infrastructure this year The Minister for Transport Eamon Ryan TD today confirmed that the National Transport Authority (NTA) has allocated funds to Ireland’s local authorities with a view to spending €290m on walking and cycling infrastructure in 2023. This substantial investment will...

Minister Naughton Announces Round Two of the Safe Routes to School Programme

Christmas comes early for the growing number of young people cycling, walking and wheeling to school Minister of State at the Department of Transport, Hildegarde Naughton TD, alongside the NTA and Santa Claus, in announcing that 108 schools will be included in the Safe Routes to School Programme. The Safe Routes to School Programme aims...