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  • Marchathon 2020

    Posted on 10/12/19 at 12:00

    Marchathon is the annual Smarter Travel Workplaces & Campus Walking Challenge that runs in March each year. This year it is open to Workplaces & Campuses who are Partners of the Smarter Travel Campus Programme. There are lots of prizes …

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  • Light up your Life Campaign

    Posted on 01/11/19 at 10:14

    With the mornings and evenings getting darker as we head into the winter, it’s important to make sure that cyclists are always visible on their bikes, with front and rear bike lights, and wearing high visibility clothing. To coincide with …

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  • 2020 Campus Award

    Smarter Travel Campus Awards 2020

    Posted on 14/08/19 at 9:33

    The Smarter Travel Campus Awards invite students to create entries relevant to their course discipline to encourage and enable walking, cycling, public transport and  carpooling. Students will have the opportunity to participate in a real life project that they can …

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  • Walktober

    WALKTOBER – Step Challenge 2019

    Posted on 14/08/19 at 9:09

    Walktober Step Challenge is the annual Smarter Travel Workplaces & Campus Walking Challenge that runs in October each year. This year it is open to Workplaces & Third Level Campuses who are Partners of the Smarter Travel Campus Programme. There …

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  • Commuter Challenge 2018 – Reboot Your Commute!

    Posted on 08/08/18 at 11:07

    From Monday 1st October to Sunday 11th November we are challenging staff and students from partners of the Smarter Travel Workplaces and Campus programmes to ‘Reboot Their Commute’ and take part in our inaugural Commuter Challenge. Participants are encouraged to choose …

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  • Student Multimedia Awards 2018 take place 11th April in Bell Table, Limerick

    Posted on 16/03/18 at 11:51

    The 2018 Multimedia Awards entry deadline has passed with a record number of entries. Now in its fourth year, this year’s entries included representation from ten third level institutions across all four provinces.  Entries are restricted to students whose third …

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  • More than 1,800 sign up for Marchathon 2018

    Posted on 15/03/18 at 4:36

    Smarter Travel Campus’ annual student and staff walking challenge, Marchathon is taking place from the 26th February to 23rd March 2018. Participants from twenty 3rd level campuses across Ireland are aiming to reach 10,000 steps a day. Along with the …

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  • Christmas Travel and Parking in Limerick, Galway and Cork

    Posted on 08/12/17 at 12:29

    Going shopping, meeting friends, soaking up the atmosphere over the festive period in Limerick Galway or Cork? Find out about parking and Park and Ride plans here or click on the image below  

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  • Luas Cross City Opens 9th December

    Posted on 07/12/17 at 4:16

    The extension of the Luas Green Line through the city centre to Broombridge opens at 2pm this Saturday 9th December. The extension of the Green Line means that you can change between the Red and Green line at the O’Connell …

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  • 1000+ Take Up Free City Bike Membership

    Posted on 17/11/17 at 9:10

    1,238 students and staff signed up for free annual membership of the Coca-Cola Zero City  bicycle schemes in Limerick, Galway and Cork throughout the month of September.   Events in Mary Immaculate College Limerick, NUI Galway, Galway Mayo IT and University …

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  • Light Up Your Life 2017

    Posted on 09/10/17 at 12:24

    The days are getting a darker… so Smarter Travel Workplaces and Smarter Travel Campus are inviting our Partners to brighten things up with our annual Light up your Life bike light promotion. To coincide with the clocks going back,  posters and bike lights have …

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  • Over 1.2 BILLION steps taken during Step Challenge 2017

    Posted on 06/10/17 at 1:36

    From 4th September to 1st October 4,630 participants across 65 organisations put on their runners and got walking. While some people climbed Kilimanjaro in Tanzania and walked the Camino de Santiago in Spain, there have been stories of people who never walked …

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  • BUSCONNECTS CAN INCREASE BUS PASSENGER NUMBERS BY 50% 

    Posted on 31/05/17 at 4:17

    Ambitious suite of initiatives will transform bus services in Dublin region BusConnects, a suite of initiatives to radically transform public transport in the Dublin region, was launched today by Minister for Transport Sport and Tourism Shane Ross, and Anne Graham, …

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  • Cycling skills brochure launched in Cork

    Posted on 12/05/17 at 3:54

    Cycling in Cork City is becoming more and more popular. More people are buying new bikes, including through the Cycle-to-Work tax break scheme, new cycle lanes have been rolled out in Cork streets, and the CokeZero Public BikeSharing scheme has …

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  • 10 million more passengers use Public Transport in 2016

    Posted on 06/01/17 at 11:14

    Strong public transport performance in 2016 with passenger numbers up by 4.4% The National Transport Authority today published full-year figures (preliminary) for each of the state-supported public transport operators for 2016. There was an overall increase in passenger numbers, with …

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