The public consultation portal for Cycle Connects: Ireland’s Cycle Network is now live. CycleConnects: Ireland’s Cycle Network aims to improve sustainable travel by providing the potential for more trips on a safe, accessible and convenient cycling network, connecting more people to more places. Proposals for cycling links in key cities, towns and villages in each county are included in the plan, in addition to connections between the larger towns, villages and settlements. The plan also incorporates existing and planned cycle routes such as greenways and blueways. Together these plans will create an overall comprehensive cycle network for Ireland.
The consultation portal can be found here: https://consult.nationaltransport.ie/en/consultation/cycleconnects. The proposals for each county can be accessed by clicking on the map, and are also listed in the dropdown menu below. For County Monaghan you will find a county cycle network, urban cycle networks (for all towns with a population of 5,000 or more – Monaghan Town & Carrickmacross) and a technical note. A high level summary report, FAQs and associated supporting documents are also available to view.
The consultation will remain open until the 11th of November. If you have an interest in the future of walking & cycling infrastructure in the County we are encouraging you to review the documentation, submissions can be made through the portal using the ‘Make a Submission‘ link, or by email to: firstname.lastname@example.org.