Category Archives: Road Safety

Road Safety

Notice of Motion – Designated Cycle Friendly Routes for County Meath

Meath County Council Ordinary Meeting – 11th June 2018, Council Chamber, Railway Street, Navan.

9 Notice of Motion

9.4 Submitted by Trevor Golden

“Calling on Meath County Council to publish on Meath.ie a list of cycle friendly routes, to
improve road safety for cyclists. Selection of cycle friendly roads should consider
presence of a hard shoulder, width of carriage way for safe over-taking and traffic
volumes. The list is to encourage cyclists to use the safest roads available to them and is
not intended to prohibit any route.”

Response:

Supporting Information subject to the motion being proposed, seconded and
considered.

The current and proposed rural cycle routes between towns in Meath and adjoining
counties are shown on the National Transport Authority’s Cycle Network for the Greater
Dublin Area which can be accessed on
https://www.nationaltransport.ie/publications/transport-planning/gda-cycle-networkplan/
and this link will be included on meath.ie

Notice of Motion – Meath Stayin’ Alive at 1.5 initiative

Meath County Council Adopts Stayin’ Alive at 1.5

Meath County Council Ordinary Meeting 3rd October 2016.

9 Notice of Motion
9.1 Submitted by Councillor Trevor Golden

“Meath County Council to adopt Safe Cycling Ireland’s Stayin’ Alive at 1.5 initiative.
Supporting details can be found at http://www.safecyclingireland.org/stayin-alive-at-1-
5/

Supporting Information subject to the motion being proposed, seconded and
considered.
This matter was referred to Meath Sports Partnership and the Staying Alive 1.5
information is now available for viewing on the Meath Sports Partnership website.
www.meathsports.ie

Notice of Question – Contractors to grit public roads?

Meath County Council Ordinary Meeting 3rd October 2016.

8 Notice of Question
8.2 Submitted by Councillor Trevor Golden

“Are any systems/polices in place to allow the use of contractors to grit public roads?”

Response
There is a Winter Gritting Review Sub Group (a Sub Group of the Transportation
Strategic Policy Committee) meeting on Thursday 29th September and an SPC meeting
on the 13th October to review and discuss the 2016/2017 Winter Maintenance
programme. Systems/polices regarding the use of contractors to salt public roads shall
form part of these discussions.