Smart Travel Workplaces Date of issue - 20th November 2013  
Smarter Travel Campus Newsletter
Hi Smarter Travel Campus Partner,

Welcome to the first issue of the Smarter Travel Campus ezine. We hope you will find it a helpful way of keeping in touch with news and events taking place in relation to smarter travel for Third Level Institutions. If you would like to submit a news item for a future issue we would be delighted to hear from you, please email
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Kind regards,
The Smarter Travel Campus Team
Team Photo
Left to Right: Ken Hegarty, Sharon Daly (ST Campus), Siobhan Hamilton & Arlene Finn (ST Workplaces)
  L to R: President of DCU, Professor Brian MacCraith & Mr Gerry Murphy, CEO of the National Transport Authority  
Dublin City University sign up to the Smarter Travel Campus Programme!

"DCU is delighted to engage with the National Transport Authority and their Smarter Travel Campus Programme.  We look forward to building on the measures already implemented at DCU and working together with the Smarter Travel Campus team on the development of a sustainable transport plan promoting greener, safer and healthier commuting practices at DCU. " President of DCU, Professor Brian MacCraith. Read more...

News and Events
Leap Card for Students

The Student Travelcard can be used by students as an ID to buy special student tickets as well as to pay-as-you-go for travel in the Dublin area...Read more...

University College Dublin hold Annual Bike Day!

Advice on safe cycling practices and bicycle security, not to mention coffee and snacks, drew large crowds to the UCD Annual Bike Day, 2013. Read more...

Drying Room opens in Institute of Technology Blanchardstown

Drying room with wire meche lockers opens for staff and students in the Institute of Technology Blanchardstown. Read more...

DCU launch Car Sharing Scheme

Dublin City University launch the Car Sharing Scheme for Staff and Students. Read more...

Case Study - NUI Maynooth

NUI Maynooth has recently installed cycle repair stations on campus. Repair accessories and a foot pump have also been made available to staff and students at NUI Maynooth. The Student Cycle to College Scheme (SCCS) initiative has also been launched in NUI Maynooth. NUI Maynooth will contribute €50 to any qualifying student purchasing a bicycle for travelling to college.

Full case study
  Outdoor Banner Car Sharing Campaign - NUI Maynooth  
  Outdoor Banner Car Sharing Campaign - NUI Maynooth  
  New Bicycle Repair Station in NUI Maynooth  
  New Bicycle Repair Station in NUI Maynooth  

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