Sustainable Transport

  • To promote cross-border intermodal and sustainable mobility in the cross-border region (value: €40m).

 

East Border Region Ltd are project partner in two INTERREG VA Sustainable Transport Projects:

Carlingford Lough Greenway

Start and End Dates: 01/01/2017 - 30/06/2020

The Carlingford Lough Greenway project, led by Louth County Council, has been awarded up to €2,949,241 with a total project cost of €3,469,695 to open up a new sustainable travel route for both cyclists and pedestrians. Greenways are corridors of land that are recognised for their ability to connect people and places together. They enhance existing outdoor recreational opportunities and can be used equally by cyclists, walkers and joggers. The project will create 10.1km of new cross-border greenway linking Newry in Northern Ireland to Carlingford in Ireland. It will also create and implement a promotional marketing campaign to raise awareness of the benefits of walking and cycling for everyday commutes.

Project Partners: Louth County Council, Newry Mourne and Down District Council and East Border Region Ltd.

Ulster Canal Greenway

Start and End Dates: 01/06/2015 - 30/06/2021

The Ulster Canal Greenway Project (phase 2), led by Waterways Ireland, has been awarded up to €4,208,071 with a total project cost of €4,950,672 to open up a new sustainable travel route for both cyclists and pedestrians. Greenways are corridors of land that are recognised for their ability to connect people and places together. They enhance existing outdoor recreational opportunities and can be used equally by cyclists, walkers and joggers. The project will create 22km of new cross-border greenway between Co. Monaghan and Co. Armagh. The new greenway will follow the route of the disused Ulster Canal from Smithborough through to Monaghan town, across the Armagh border at Ardgonnell and extended onwards to Middletown.

Project Partners: Waterways Ireland, Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council, Monaghan County Council and East Border Region Ltd.  

  • Monaghan
  • LCC
  • MCC
  • Newry, Mourne and Down District Council
  • Ards and North Down Borough Council
  • Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council