Green Party representatives welcome €17m in funding for walking and cycling…

first_imgCllr Brian Leddin, Green Party. Photo: Cian ReinhardtGREEN Party representatives welcome €17m in funding for walking and cycling projects for 2021 from the National Transport Authority across Limerick City and County.“This is delivering on a key commitment from the Green Party to deliver safe walking and cycling facilities across Limerick”, Brian Leddin TD noted.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up “Projects such as new cycle facilities for the Ennis Road, Father Russell Road, and many other places throughout the city will make our roads safer and more healthy”.“As important as the cycling and footpath improvements in Annacotty, Roxboro and the Ballysimon Road are to communities, equally important is the maintenance of these facilities so they are safe to use.“This year Limerick City and County Council will be funded to source road sweepers that will be able to keep cycle lanes free of debris, and there is also funding for the physical protection of existing cycle facilities to make them safer”, commented Cllr Seán Hartigan.“I’m pleased to see funding to extend the cycle lane on Shannon Bridge towards the city centre, and funding for walking and cycling in Corbally, where residents have been calling out for safer facilities”, commented Cllr Sasa Novak.“It will be a challenge for Limerick City and County Council to deliver on all 57 projects funded for 2021 which is why Green Party Minister Eamon Ryan recently approved the funding of over 25 new staff to work on walking and cycling in Limerick.” she added. RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Facebook Roisin Upton excited by “hockey talent coming through” in Limerick Print Linkedin Billy Lee names strong Limerick side to take on Wicklow in crucial Division 3 clash Twitter Advertisement TAGSKeeping Limerick PostedlimerickLimerick Post center_img Previous articleAdare Manor named 5th World’s Most Romantic Hotel 2021Next articleNew scheme to help hard-hit Limerick tourism operators Staff Reporterhttp://www.limerickpost.ie Email Limerick’s National Camogie League double header to be streamed live WhatsApp Limerick Ladies National Football League opener to be streamed live LimerickNewsGreen Party representatives welcome €17m in funding for walking and cycling across Limerick City and CountyBy Staff Reporter – February 12, 2021 240 Donal Ryan names Limerick Ladies Football team for League opener WATCH: “Everyone is fighting so hard to get on” – Pat Ryan on competitive camogie squads last_img

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