'LIVE BETTER TRAVEL SMARTER IN CASTLEBAR 2010'
'NO CAR DAY' is upon us again. This Wednesday 22 September, we're asking people to leave their car behind and join people right across Europe in using public transport, cycling or walking to get to work, college or school on this day. Iompar Castlebar are organising a big 'Live better, Travel Smarter' event on No Car Day in the Mall, Castlebar from 12 -2 pm.
- TREASURE HUNT: Young or old, come to the Mall at lunchtime and join in the hunt for prizes. What you find you keep!
- FUN CYCLE GAMES: Bicylce egg and spoon; Bike relay; Slow bike race .. and lots more
- Get your BIKE LICENCE
- Information Stand on the 'BIKE TO WORK' Scheme
- CASTLEBAR'S SMARTEST MOVER 2010: Competition winners will be announced and presented with prizes on Wednesday at 1:15 pm.
- IOMPAR CASTLEBAR CYCLE CHALLENGE: Participants presented with prizes
- FUN MASS CYCLE around Town at 1:30 pm
A FREE SHUTTLE BUS is in operation between Castlebar and Westport from 20 - 24 September. So, leave your car behind and hop on the bus! For times and pick up points, log www.gomayo.ie
Sustainable Travel Exhibitions by local schools in the library as part of the An Taisce Green Schools Initiative
Thérèse Ruane, Chairperson of Iompar Castlebar said:
"Iompar Castlebar is calling on everyone to leave your car behind next Wednesday on 'NO CAR DAY'. Get the bus, cycle, walk to work or school - we want you in town without your car! The people of Castlebar really got behind the events last week to celebrate 'Live Better, Travel Smarter' week and they've also made their choice for Castlebar Smartest Mover 2010. Winners will be announced at the Grand Finale on 'NO CAR DAY' in the Mall at lunchtime on Wednesday next. Come along, join in the fun and getting hunting for your prizes!"