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The Road Safety, Cycling and Sustainable Transport Officer (RCSTO) is responsible for the delivery of the council’s role and responisbilities under three categories:
Road Safety, Cycling and also Sustainable Transport. While a broader outline of each section of the role is listed on the menus on the left, below is a brief synopsis of the role and responsibilities of the RCSTO.  

Road Safety –

  • School Warden Service (Management, Training, Safety, PPE and Payroll)

  • Preparing, promoting and assisting in the implementation of the Road Safety Plan

  • Liaising with RSA, LARSO, AGS and other Stakeholders

  • Initiating and promoting road safety campaigns and projects

  • Deliver road safety education in schools and throughout the community

  • Organise and deliver annual AXA Road Safety Roadshow for TY/LCA & Youth Groups

Cycling –

  • Promote safer cycling and cycle awareness

  • Service and support the Kildare Cycle Forum

  • Arrange and provide Cycle Training at schools

  • Assess schools and students in cycle proficiency and knowledge

  • Organise cycleways and greenways promotional events

  • Organise and promote annual Bike Week events

Sustainable Transport –

  • Support Mobility Management Initiatives and other initiatives which support greater use of walking, cycling and public transport.

  • Promote current Greenways and Blueways

  • Prepare grant funding applications for new Greenway and Blueway schemes

  • Promote Active Travel and Smarter Travel initiatives

  • Liaise with Kildare Fáilte, Kildare Tourism, Schools Network and other stakeholders to promote and support Green & Blueway tours and water based events and activities.

  • Organise and promote annual EU Mobility Week events in Kildare and co-ordinate sustainable transport initiatives during EU Mobility Week and other related EU, National, regional, and local events as required.

  • Support the Kildare Regional Climate Action Office in sustainable transport initiatives

  • Any other such other duties that may be assigned from time to time