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Active Travel

NTA Active Travel Investment Programme

Wicklow County Council is committed to working with the National Transport Authority (NTA) to provide sustainable transport solutions and promote Active Travel in the County. 

What is Active Travel?

Active Travel is making a journey by walking, cycling or similar sustainable modes of transport. It means travelling with a purpose, using your own energy.

Why choose Active Travel?

Health Benefits

Active Travel is an easy and accessible way for people to build physical activity into their daily lives.

Convenience

By walking or cycling, you will arrive at your destination quickly and in an affordable manner.

Environmental Benefits

Walking or cycling helps reduce the impact of carbon emissions on our climate and reduce greenhouse gases.

Get in touch

Contact the Active Travel team.

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2022 National Transport Authority (NTA) Allocation

Allocation 2022

2022 Projects

Arklow Municipal District

  Project Description Allocation 2022 Project Status
Arklow - Woodenbridge - Shillelagh Recreational trail/Greenway from Arklow to Shillelagh mainly along former railway line, It is approximately 38km and will connects 6 towns/villages such as Shillelagh, Tinahely, Annacurra, Aughrim, Woodenbridge and Arklow. €50,000 Design Stage
Arklow Transport Study Completion of a Transport Study for the Arklow Area. €125,000 Concept & Options Stage
Dublin Road to Wexford Road Provision of cycle facilities and footpath improvement from the Dublin Road to the Wexford Road. €25,000 Design Stage
Arklow Main Street to Train Station Provision of cycle facilities and improved pedrestrian facilities from Main Street to Arklow Train Station. €25,000 Design Stage
Lower Main Street, Tinahask Road and Dock Road to South Quay Provision of cycle and pedestrian route along the Lower Main Street, Tinahask Road & Dock Road, Arklow.  €30,000 Design Stage
Arklow South Cycle and Pedrestrian Improvements Provision of of new or widened footpaths and cycle tracks. €500,000 Scope & Purpose Stage
Fernhill to Marina Villas Link Provision of of new or widened footpaths. €50,000 Scope & Purpose Stage
Glenart Pedestrian Link Provision of of new or widened footpaths. €50,000 Scope & Purpose Stage

 

Baltinglass Municipal District

  Project Description Allocation 2022 Project Status
Blessington Main Street to Deerpark  Provision of cycle facilities and footpath improvement works from Blessington Main Street to Deerpark Roundabout. €40,000 Design Stage
Old Ballymore Road  Provision of cycle facilities and footpath improvement works along the Old Ballymore Road, Blessington. €30,000 Design Stage
Kilmalum Road / Naas Road Junction Improvement  Re-alignment of the L8364 to allow for the provision of an uncontrolled crossing at the junction and the provision of a controlled crossing point on the R410 Naas Road. €100,000 Construction Stage
Deerpark Cycleway  Provision of segregated cycle facilities along Deerpark Road €100,000 Scope & Purpose Stage

 

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Bray Municipal District

  Project Description Allocation 2022 Project Status
Strand Road Cycle Route  Construction of Bray Seafront Plaza at Sea Life Aquarium. Segregated cycle track along Bray seafront, with connections to Bray town centre along perpendicular streets. €500,000 Completed
Official Opening took place on Wednesday 30th March 2021
Bray DART Interchange  New plaza and public transport interchange in front of Bray DART station, with revised car parking, set down and taxi rank arrangements. €500,000 Detailed design & Tender Stage
Killarney Road Cycle Route  Greater Dublin Area (GDA) Cycle Network, Route B2 (Killarney Road)- design and Part 8 planning of cycle and bus route, to include design of junction improvements at Church Road-Killarney Road junction, with cycle lanes and improved footpaths. €50,000 Design Stage
Vevay Road Cycle Route  Greater Dublin Area (GDA) Cycle Network, Route B1 (Vevay Road )- design of cycle / bus route, including specific proposals for Vevay Road between Main Street and Church Road to address pupil safety, bus priority, cycle provision and public realm. €50,000 Design Stage
Bray Bridge footbridges and tie ins New footbridges and alteration of road to make provisions for cyclists. Widening of Seapoint road and junction alterations to be considered as part of the project. €350,000 Concept & Options Stage
Swan River Greenway  Provision of new pedestrian and cycle facilities for Oldcourt Castle area, Bray.  €100,000 Concept & Options Stage
Bus Priority in Little Bray  Provision of bus priority between Fassaroe and Sunnybank junction. €100,000 Concept & Options Stage
Bray Public Transport Bridge Connection Phase 2  Provision of a link to Bray Dart Station from River Dargle Public Transportation Bridge. €50,000 Scope & Purpose Stage
Southern Cross Road VRU Improvements  Provision of pedestrian and cycle facilities along the Southern Cross Road €100,000 Concept & Options Stage
Bray Main Street Bus Priority & Decongestion  Provide bus priority on Bray Main Street and reduce congestion in the town. €25,000 Concept & Options Stage
Convent Avenue to Vevay Crescent Permeability Scheme  Provide pedestrian and cycle linkage Convent Avenue and Vevay Crescent. €50,000 Concept & Options Stage
Putland Road  Provision of segregated cycle track and raised table from Meath Road Junction to Seafront. €100,000 Detailed Design & Tender Stage
River Dargle Cycleway  Provision of cycle route along the Dargle linking Fassaroe junction with Bray Harbour. €50,000 Concept & Options Stage
Kilmacanogue to Bray Retail Park (Southern Cross Road)  Provision of Greenway from Kilmacanogue to Bray Retail Park on the Southern Cross Road. €100,000

Design Stage

Lastest update

Public Consultation No. 2

Scalp Improvement Scheme  Assess possibility of provision of cycle and pedestrian links €50,000 Scope & Purpose Stage
Vevay Rd/Sidmonton Rd Junction Improvement  Cycle lane improvements between Vevay Rd and Sidmonton Road and Signalisation of Vevay Rd/Sidmonton Rd Junction €100,000 Design Stage
Bray Harbour North to Woodbrook/Shanganagh  Provision of pedestrian and cycle link from Bray Harbour to Woodbrook/Shanganagh €25,000 Scope & Purpose Stage
Enniskerry Pedestrian Improvement Scheme  Provide pedestrianisation on the south side of the town clock, roadway narrowing, pavement enhancements and accessible crossings on all approaches to the village centre.  junction realignment and widening & regrading of paths with bollard installation and relining on Forge Rd. Footpath realignment & widening & reduced parking west side of Church Hill €250,000 Scope & Purpose Stage
Sidmonton Square  Provision of new or widened footpaths or cycle tracks. €40,000 Scope & Purpose Stage
Powerscourt National School, Cookstown Road  Relocate zebra crossing and provide a level access crossing with horizontal traffic calming. €40,000 Scope & Purpose Stage
Herbert Road, Ashton Wood to Pedestrian Bridge  Install new footpath and public lighting. €100,000 Scope & Purpose Stage

 

Greystones Municipal District

  Project Description Allocation 2022 Project Status
Greystones Transport Study  Completion of a Transport Study for the Greystones Area €125,000 Concept & Options
Delgany Village to Mill Road  Provision of cycle facilities and footpath improvement works in Delgany Village to Mill Road. €400,000 Detailed Design & Tender Stage
Rathdown Road  Provision of a segregated cycle track along Rathdown Road, Greystones. €25,000 Concept & Options Stage
Greystones Seafront to Kilcoole  Provision of cycle and pedestrian route from Greystones Seafront through Charlesland to Lott Lane, Kilcoole. €80,000 Concept & Options Stage
Sea Road to Train Station, Kilcoole  Provision of cycle and pedestrian facilities from Sea Road to Kilcooole Train Station. €25,000 Concept & Options
Convent Road One Way  Design and implementation of One Way system on Convent Road with pedestrian and cycle improvments €100,000 Scope & Purpose Stage
Kilcoole Rd Pedestrian & Cycle Improvements  Provision of new or widened footpaths or cycle tracks. €200,000 Scope & Purpose Stage
Enniskerry Pedestrian Improvement Scheme  Provision of improved pedestrian facilities and public realm improvements €250,000 Scope & Purpose Stage
Killincarrig Village Enhancement Scheme  Provision of improved pedestrian facilities and public realm improvements €150,000 Scope & Purpose Stage
Priory Rd Footpath  Provision of new or widened footpaths. €200,000 Scope & Purpose Stage
Bellevue Hill Footpath  Provision of new or widened footpaths. €150,000 Scope & Purpose
Schools at Blacklion Manor  Provision for signage, road markings and pedestrian improvements at Schools €30,000 Scope & Purpose
R761 Kilcoole Rd Footpath  Provision of new or widened footpaths. €100,000 Scope & Purpose

 

Wicklow Municipal District

  Project Description Allocation 2022 Project Status
Port Access Road (PAR) Wicklow Train Station  New footbridge connecting the Port Access Road to Wicklow train station. €150,000 Design Stage
Rocky Road  Provision of pedestrian and cycle facilities along Rocky Road, Wicklow Town. €5,000 Concept & Options Stage
Wicklow Main Street to Marlton Road  Provision of cycle facilities from Main Street to Marlton Road, Wicklow. €5,000 Concept & Options Stage
Bridge Street to Wicklow Port (including the Murrough)  Provision of cycle facilities and footpath improvement works from Bridge Street to Wicklow Port, Wicklow Town. €100,000) Concept & Options Stage
R772 Ashford  Provision of cycle facilities and footpath improvement works along R772 Road in Ashford linking the residential developments at Rosanna to the south and the Holy Rosary National School to the north. €5,000 Concept & Options Stage
Ashford to New Developments (Urban) Footpath  Provision of new or widened footpaths. €250,000 Scope & Purpose Stage
Ballyguilemore Footpath  Provision of new or widened footpaths. €200,000 Scope & Purpose Stage

 

Countywide Projects

  Project Description Allocation 2022 Project Status
Cycle parking provisions in Wicklow  Provision of covered cycle parking facilities at various locations throughout County Wicklow. €200,000 Detailed Design Stage
Safe to Schools Programme - Support Infrastructure  Front of school environment and pedestrian/cycle access enhancements. €200,000 Preliminary Design Stage
Active Travel - Rural Minor Schemes

Pedestrian and cycle infrastructure improvements.

  • People's Park Public Lighting
  • Kindlestown Cycle Scheme
  • Saville's Cross
  • Arklow North Cycle & Pedestrian Scheme
  • Rathnew to Glenealy Footpath
  • St. Brigid's School, Manor Kilbride
  • L-4371 Red Lane Footpath, Blessington
€1,600,000  
Additional Outdoor Infrastructure Additional Outdoor Infrastructure Fund Projects. €12,000 Construction Stage
Wicklow County Council - Rapid Deployment Active Travel Measures   €100,000