70. Deputy Peter Fitzpatrick asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport his plans for the roll-out of a strategy for the future development of greenways and rural cycling; and if he will make a statement on the matter. (Question 17719/18 asked on 24 Apr 2018 - Greenways Development)

Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport (Deputy Shane Ross): I expect to be in a position to publish the National Greenways Strategy before the end of Q2 2018. 
The Strategy will provide a framework for the development of Ireland’s greenways ensuring the best possible return for State investment. Furthermore, the Strategy will determine the type of project that will be funded over the coming decade by my Department and will set out guidance and options for project promoters in relation to th...

48. Deputy Peter Fitzpatrick asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the status of plans for the roll-out of the strategy on the future development of greenways and rural cycling; and if he will make a statement on the matter. (Question 7519/18 asked on 15 Feb 2018 - Greenways Development)

Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport (Deputy Shane Ross): The Strategy for the future development of Greenways will assist and expedite the strategic development of Greenways in key locations around Ireland.  The strategy will also ensure that Greenways are constructed to an appropriately high standard in order to provide a quality experience for all users. The Strategy will focus on Greenways rather than cycling infrastructure in the wider sense. 
Following publication of the Strategy my D...