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Dungarvan Receives €7.2 million Funding for Smarter Travel
Minister of State for Public and Commuter Transport Alan Kelly announced the results of the National Competition for Smarter Travel Areas on 1 February 2012. Limerick City, Dungarvan and Westport will share in funding of €23million. Dungarvan has received a total of €7.2million from the fund to be spent over a 5 -year period to transform Dungarvan Town into a Smarter Travel Area, promoting cycling and walking and reducing car travel.
The programme is the integration of a behavioural change campaign and the development of infrastructure to support the move from the car to more sustainable transport modes.
In broad terms, the project includes provisions such as:
The Council is very excited about Dungarvan being developed as a Smarter Travel Area and extends a sincere thank you to all the many groups, businesses, the public and individuals involved in the development of the submission.
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