Cabinteely Greenway

Cabinteely Greenway (Phase 2 Public Consultation) Event

Thank you to everyone who attended our recent info session on Tuesday, 11th June 2024. The presentation slides are available to download below:

Cabinteely Greenway Presentation

 

We are committed to hearing everyone's concerns, additional thoughts, questions or suggestions. Please feel free to reach out to the Active Travel Team.

Our email: activetravelteam@DLRCOCO.IE

 

Image of Cabinteely Greenway project timeline

 

The Cabinteely Greenway involves the creation of a safe, active travel community greenway. This will form part of the dlr Cycle Network, to connect Cornelscourt and Cherrywood. Its goals include:

  • Improving connectivity,
  • Safe route to schools,
  • Reducing car reliance within a 5km area,
  • Supporting climate action targets,
  • Enhancing accessibility to public transport, and
  • Improving sustainability and access to nature.

 

The Indicative Route map image of the Cabinteely Greenway 
The Indicative Route of the Cabinteely Greenway 


 

Upgrade existing Green Space to improve Connectivity and Active Lifestyles 

The new route will focus on safety and convenience, connecting Cornelscourt and Cherrywood. This route isn't just for getting from point A to B – it can be a nature stroll or a safe, hassle-free school run with your kids. The new cycle paths will grant you an enjoyable bike ride, instead of the car journey and morning traffic. 

The route will include features designed to boost your well-being and enhance your connection with nature. These features and designs will be co-created with the local community. 

 

Taking steps towards sustainable environmental efforts and decreased carbon footprint 

Irish Policy encourages a shift away from private cars to public transport and other active modes of transport. This national policy aims to set out a framework to achieve a 51% reduction in carbon emissions by 2030. The greenway will reduce reliance on vehicular journeys by providing safe, sustainable, walking, wheeling (people who utilise wheeled mobility aids), and cycling alternatives.   

 

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Shape Your Community's Future! 

We're calling upon all residents and the local community to come together and be a part of something transformative. We want your voice to be at the heart of this design. We're advocating for a greenway that will not only enhance our quality of life but also safeguard our environment and promote healthier, more sustainable living.


Phase 1 of the public consultation (Completed)

  • Residential workshops / Meetings
  • Local Business & Community Group workshop
  • Local School Workshops
  • Workshop with the dlr Disability Consultation Group
     

Phase 2 of the Public Consultation – (Where we are)

  • Pre-Part 8 public workshop event


Spread the Word: Help us raise awareness by sharing the benefits and news of the greenway with your friends and neighbours. Your advocacy can go a long way in securing the best future and decision-making.


Stay Informed: Keep yourself updated on project developments and key milestones. Knowledge is power, and staying informed enables you to engage more effectively. You will find updates on this page.

 


Timeline of engagement and consultation

Phase 1: Design Workshops Q4 2023 - Q1 2024
Engagement with key stakeholders and community members on the options for the cycle route and design features along the greenway.
 

Phase 2: Preliminary Greenway Design Q1–Q2 2024
Public Consultation Workshop.
 

Phase 3: Preliminary Greenway Design Q3 2024
Statutory consultation with public meetings and webinars to present designs and explanations of the next steps.
 

Phase 4: Planning Process Concludes Q3–Q4 2024
A Chief Executive's report based on the public consultation report is prepared and presented to the elected members for their consideration.



Successful Greenway Examples:

3 people cycling
Limerick Greenway

 

children and adult walking on apathway in a park
 Connswater Community Greenway, Belfast

 

adult and kids cycling, some running,some walking on a pathway through a park
Baltimore Greenway

 

Cycle Network Maps 

2022 Greater Dublin Area, Cycle Network Plan 
2022 Greater Dublin Area, Cycle Network Plan 

 

DLR Cycle network map
DLR Cycle Network Map

 

 

Project Reports and Updates
Cabinteely Greenway Workshop Presentation
Cabinteely Greenway_Residents Workshop_23.11.30.pdf
9.49 MB
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Cabinteely Faq
Cabinteely FAQ_17.05.24.pdf
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