Transportation & Communications

Transportation & Communications

Support measures to improve transport and telecommunications networks into and around Cork City and region

OBJECTIVE

ACTIONS

CONTACT (lead and partners)

Action Ref. #

Ensure the smart, sustainable and effective movement of people and goods and optimise mobility for all across the available transport network in a sustainable manner that meets the national target for non car modal share

Implement the City Centre Movement strategy

 

Cork City Council and other relevant City stakeholders

 

13.1

 

Review and implement the projects associated with  the South East Strategic Corridor study

 

Cork City Council and other relevant City stakeholders

13.2

Complete the South Western and Central  Strategic Corridor study and implement associated projects

 

Cork City Council and other relevant City stakeholders

13.3

Complete the Northern Strategic Corridor study and implement associated projects

 

Cork City Council and other relevant City stakeholders

13.4

Influence travel demand patterns

and choice to support an integrated and sustainable transport system

 

Cork City Council, NTA, Employers

13.5

Support the implementation of the findings of the Cork Area Transit Study (CATS) in particular to support the identification of a route for the proposed east-west Bus Rapid Transit route (BRT)

 

Cork City Council, NTA

13.6

Further development of Cork cycle network

Cork City Council and other relevant City stakeholders

13.7

 

Support the delivery of the Cork City Walking Strategy

NTA, Cork City Council and other relevant City stakeholders

13.8

Promote the development of  strategic road and public transport infrastructure to enhance connectivity and accessibility within the region 

Continue to advocate the critical importance of delivering on a number of schemes including:

  • N28 (Cork to Ringaskiddy) upgrading
  • Dunkettle interchange upgrade
  • Northern Ring Rd to complete ring of City
  • M20 Cork Limerick motorway
  • N22 Cork to Killarney

 

Cork City Council, Cork County Council and other relevant stakeholders

13.9

 

Support the delivery of public infrastructure projects and initiatives that further enhance Cork City’s role as a strategic national gateway and help create more sustainable transport patterns for the region. 

NTA, Bus Eireann, Irish rail, TII, Cork City Council, Cork County Council and other relevant stakeholders 

13.10
 

Support the targeted delivery of regional infrastructure, in particular the delivery of projects which increase the accessibility, connectivity and competitiveness of the Southern Region.

Cork City Council, Cork County Council, other local authorities, SRA and other relevant national and local stakeholders.

13.11

 

Continue to advocate the critical importance of  delivering the bridges required for the development of the Cork Docklands

 

Cork City Council and other relevant stakeholders

13.12

Support enhanced connectivity through Cork Airport - the international gateway to the south of Ireland

 

Work progressively with Cork Airport & stakeholders to develop new routes and increase visitor numbers

Cork Airport, Cork City &  Co. Councils, industry, FI

13.13

Promote the opportunities to develop Cork’s Information and Communications Technology (ICT) economy, including the use of Smart City technologies.

 

 

Reduce the cost of international data transfer from Cork

 

Increase the latency (speed) of international connections to Cork

 

Cork City Council , IDA, ESB Networks and it@cork

13.14

Support the delivery and maintenance of Tier 1 international connectivity in Cork city and region.

Cork County Council, Cork City Council and other relevant City stakeholders

13.15

Promote availability of the INEX internet neutral exchange

Cork City Council, it@cork

13.16

Support the development of water-based transport

Support Cork County in the development of a passenger ferry from Cobh to Ringaskiddy

Cork County Council, Cork City Council and other relevant City stakeholders

13.17