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Green Party Kerry branch welcomes funding for jobs to improve active travel

Jan 24, 2021 18:01 By radiokerrynews
Green Party Kerry branch welcomes funding for jobs to improve active travel Green Party Kerry branch welcomes funding for jobs to improve active travel
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The Kerry branch of the Green Party has welcomed funding for almost 250 new jobs nationwide to expand walking and cycling facilities. The Minister for

The Kerry branch of the Green Party has welcomed funding for almost 250 new jobs nationwide to expand walking and cycling facilities.

The Minister for Transport Eamon Ryan announced that €50 million will go towards creating 248 jobs in local authorities and the regional cycling design offices, to improve active travel in Ireland.

The new staff will support the delivery of almost 1,000km of improved walking and cycling infrastructure around Ireland by 2025.

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Chairperson of the Green Party's Kerry branch, Anluan Dunne, says this is great news for Kerry, and hopes to see ambitious active travel projects for the county as a result.

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