Greenways and cycle paths: € 240 million devoted to enhancing the nation's transport infrastructure – thejournal.ie

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The Nationwide Transport Authority has introduced funding of 240 million euros for extra cycle paths and greenways throughout the nation.

A number of the main tasks slated for development this 12 months embrace the Clontarf Highway to Dublin Metropolis Middle, the Mahon Lane to Marina Greenway in Cork, the Castletroy Greenway in Limerick, the Parkmore enchancment works in Galway and the Blueberry Highway to downtown Waterford.

The opposite main bulletins are:

Greenway of the dodder (sections three, four, 5, 6)
Greenway of the Royal Canal (Kildare)
Dunkettle in Carrigtohill (Cork)
Dock Highway and Abbey Highway Infrastructure Works (Waterford)
Strand Highway Cycle Path (Wicklow)
Ardaun Transport Research – Martin Junction (Galway)

The NTA mentioned this system plans embrace reallocation of the general street area which is able to embrace separate cycle lanes and widened paths, bicycle parking, elevated pedestrian crossings and discount in street width. at checkpoints, in addition to different enhancements.

Transport Minister Eamon Ryan mentioned right this moment's improve in allocations marks a step ahead in offering "inexperienced and sustainable mobility choices to our cities, suburbs and hinterlands."

He added that in Covid, the general public reconnected with native areas and "can all see why and the place enhancements to strolling and biking infrastructure are wanted".

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“The tasks funded by the NTA will make an actual distinction to commuters and recreation fans. Enhancing infrastructure for biking and strolling will make our cities, villages and villages extra accessible and engaging to all. That is excellent news for communities and excellent news for the economic system.

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"I can't wait to see and hope to make use of the assorted tasks that may progress within the months and years to return."

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