The map shows existing and proposed cycle routes. The council said that it highlights “desirable cycle routes between key locations that are not on main traffic corridors” and possible shortcuts for that may not be well known by users of the network.
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The main element of the map is the county cycle network map, which is available online.
The cycling officer for Dún Laoghaire Rathdown, Gerry Flahert, said: “Cycling is an ideal way to discover an area and this pocket sized foldable map can provide useful information on cycle routes across the County and thus help promote cycling and increase the number of daily cycling trips.”
The council said: “It is hoped that the map will help increase the number of people cycling in the County and to encourage residents and tourists to explore some of the more scenic parts of Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown by bike. The map is free to the public and will be updated as further routes develop in the County.”
The council has previously published five cycling leaflets showing mainly off-road cycle routes in the County:
- The Metals Cycle Route (pdf – 2.2mb)
- Blackrock Cycle Route (pdf – 2.5mb)
- Slang River Greenway Cycle Route (pdf – 2.3mb)
- Sandyford Cycle Route (pdf -2.3mb)
- Loughlinstown to Deansgrange Greenway (pdf -1.5mb)
Hard copies of the cycle map or leaflets can be obtained by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.