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NTA launches Bike Week 2024

Bike Week 2024 Family-friendly activities The National Transport Authority (NTA) is excited to announce Bike Week 2024, taking place from Saturday May 11th to Sunday May 19th. This annual event celebrates the many benefits of cycling with over 900 events scheduled nationwide. From family-friendly activities to heritage cycles, maintenance workshops, and learn-to-cycle events, there is something...

TFI Smarter Travel Monthly Newsletter – March

The TFI Smarter Travel Team is delighted to announce the launch of Ready, Set, Cycle 2024 Ready, Set, Cycle will run from April 8th to May 17th The Ready, Set, Cycle programme provides a toolkit and resources for Smarter Travel Partner organisations to encourage and support staff and students to begin, continue or increase cycling...

TFI Smarter Travel Monthly Newsletter – February 2024

The TFI Smarter Travel Team is delighted to announce the Marchathon Step Challenge. Marchathon will run from March 4th to March 31st Marchathon is a fun team Step Challenge that takes place in March each year. It is open to staff and students of workplaces and third level campuses who are partners of the Smarter...

TFI Smarter Travel – 2023 Year in Review

The TFI Smarter Travel Programme has had a successful year with the launch of several new programmes and the continuation of others. Here are some of the highlights and an overview of what we got up to during 2023. A huge thank you to all of our partner organisations who participated in each of these...

TFI Smarter Travel Monthly Newsletter November 2023

Walktober The Walktober Step Challenge which is open to staff and students of workplaces and third level campuses who are partners of the Smarter Travel programme took place between 2nd and 29th October. 111 Smarter Travel Partners registered for the challenge with 1,680 teams and over 7,760 participants taking part. Various competitions and prize draws...

First 18 organisations to get the Smarter Travel Mark announced!

The Smarter Travel Mark was launched by the National Transport Authority (NTA) in May this year and has received a lot of early interest, with 18 organisations already reaching the standard to attain the Mark. The Smarter Travel Mark was set up to recognise organisations that promote and facilitate active and sustainable commuting, making a...

EUROPEAN MOBILITY WEEK raising awareness on sustainable urban mobility

EUROPEAN MOBILITY WEEK is the European Commission’s flagship awareness-raising campaign on sustainable urban mobility. The main event takes place from 16-22 September each year, culminating in the popular Car-Free Day. Local authorities are encouraged to use the main week to try out innovative planning measures, promote new infrastructure and technologies, measure air quality, and get...

Smarter Travel Mark Awardees, Smarter Travel Student Awards Launched for the academic year 2023/24

Smarter Travel TFI Smarter Travel is a national voluntary behaviour change programme, supporting employers and third level institutions to implement voluntary Travel Plans. Smarter Travel Mark Congratulations to TFI Smarter Travel Partner Organisations: The Central Bank of Ireland Tallaght University Hospital and Cork City Council on achieving the Smarter Travel Mark in recognition of prioritising sustainable...

NTA launches Bike Week 2023

The National Transport Authority (NTA) has today announced details of Bike Week 2023, which runs from Saturday May 13th to Sunday May 21st.   Over 900 Events Bike Week is an annual celebration and promotion of the benefits of cycling with over 900 events taking place across the country, including family events, heritage cycles, maintenance...