Third-level education institutes call for a better cycling infrastructure in Cork

Posted in Governance and administration on March 21st, 2019 by steve

Ireland“Seven third-level education and research institutes in Cork, attended by some 48,000 staff and students, have united to call for better cycling infrastructure. The heads of each of the institutions, attended by some 48,000 students and staff, have co-signed letters to Transport Minister Shane Ross and Anne Graham, chief executive of the National Transport Authority, urging them to prioritise funding to deliver the Cork Cycle Network Plan and extend the range of the city’s successful bike share scheme …” (more)

[Eoin English, Irish Examiner, 21 March]

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UCD the most popular cycle destination in Ireland

Posted in Life on January 2nd, 2019 by steve

Ireland“A university is the most popular cycle destination in Ireland. University College Dublin (UCD) Estate Services, which compiled data over the past year, shows that the Belfield is the single biggest cycle destination in Ireland with more than 7,000 cycle journeys to the campus on an average term day …” (more)

[Sarah Slater, Irish Examiner, 2 January]

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

Posted in Governance and administration on September 29th, 2015 by steve

Ireland“Limerick 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) in Moylish to the centre of the city …” (more)

[Nick Rabbitts, Limerick Leader, 29 September]

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New cycle lanes to link UCC with the city centre

Posted in Governance and administration on October 2nd, 2012 by steve

“Plans have been unveiled for a major new cycle network to link UCC with Cork’s city centre. To accommodate the network a number of traffic lanes and parking spaces will be removed at various locations …” (more)

[Alan Healy, Evening Echo, 20 October]

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Did you get the ride … into college?

Posted in Life on March 18th, 2011 by steve

“The ecstatic rush and the pumping of blood, griping to your lean and strong frame, the involuntary flushes from the graceful entanglement. One last push and we’re there together. Dismounting, I relish the satisfied feeling while now lingering in that blissfully exhausted limbo …” (more)

[Aisling Esmonde, University Times, 18 March]