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Irish Transport Research Network Cycling Workshop, Limerick

The Irish Transport Research Network preceded their 2014 annual conference, at the University of Limerick, with a cycling-focused workshop celebrating Limerick’s position as a demonstration city for smarter travel.

The workshop took place on the 3rd September and effectively brought together practitioners, policy makers and researchers from across Ireland for both the workshop and the conference.

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Overview of the Irish Transport Research Network Annual Conference

Having been established in 2009, the Irish Transport Research Network (ITRN) aims to provide a setting to foster the development of transport studies in Ireland whilst promoting the connection between researchers working in this field. Formed by a cohort of Irish Universities, ITRN is positioning itself to act as an interface in which academic research can be accessible to external bodies and to inform policy development in an effort to move towards a sustainable transport system.

Recently, ITRN held the 5th iteration of their annual conference at the University of Limerick. Split across fifteen sessions, a total of thirty-five research presentations were delivered by individuals based at fourteen different research institutions originating both within and outside of Ireland.

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