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The Power of Business

The rollout of the Cork Cycle Network Plan is currently stalled due to insufficient political will. That’s why we need your help.

If many employers demand the infrastructure, they can together send a strong message to the NTA and the Department of Transport.

CyclingWorks Cork exists to help employers collectively call for cycling infrastructure in Cork to be prioritised.


increase in people cycling to work between 2011 and 2016 in Ireland


Cork Bike Share yearly subscribers

As a business leader, what can I do?

Write two letters. One to the Minister for Transport and one to the National Transport Authority, calling for the immediate implementation of the Cork Cycle Network Plan. We have prepared some templates to help you get started.

Please also send a copy of your letters to CyclingWorksCRK@gmail.com so we know that your organisation is supporting the initiative.

Why should my business support cycling?


Save Money

For employers, catering for drivers is far more expensive than catering for cyclists.



The bike is usually the most predictable and reliable form of travel in Cork.


Good for Business

Cyclists and pedestrians spend more money than motorists in local retailers. Increasing cycling will support local businesses and allow them to thrive.


For healthier & happier staff

People who commute by bike are:
● 41% less likely to die prematurely*
● 45% less likely to develop heart disease*
● 46% less likely to develop cancer*
● more likely to be non-smokers
● less likely to develop obesity related diseases
● happier**

* Source: BMJ
** Every Cyclist : )