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Primary & Secondary - School Cycle Bus

   

Starting a Cycle Bus in your Area!

A Cycle Bus is a group of children cycling to school supported and marshalled by adults. The group moves on a set route picking children up at different locations at set times and dropping them off at school. There are different approaches to starting a Cycle Bus, here are a few:

  • Parents get together and cycle with their children to school as a group
  • Community groups or individuals with parents cycle the children to school
  • A collaboration with the school(s), parents, community groups or individuals cycle the children to school
  • All different approaches need a route and marshals to help the Cycle Bus travel safely
Skibbereen School Cycle Bus:
  • Check out the action from the Skibbereen School Cycle Bus during Cork Bike Week supported by Cork Sports Partnership and Cork County Council: Click here>>>

Cork Sports Partnership & Cycle Sense Support Programme Details:
  • The organising of a meeting of various stakeholders which could include: representatives from school(s) in the area, parents, community groups, Green Schools, An Garda Síochána, local area engineer, local authorities
  • Support with a system of registration and letters to schools and parents
  • Support with mapping a route and risk assessment with interested parties
  • Training marshals to help guide the Cycle Bus along and through junctions
  • Experienced support on the first number of Cycle Bus runs
  • Cycle Bus Network Support & Resources
Contact Details:
  • If your school/community is interested email James at jkirby@corksports.ie or complete the online expression of interest form below
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School Cycle bus - Expression of interest form

Please complete this form to express your interest in hearing more about the School Cycle Bus Support Programme
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