Public bikes across Dublin, Belfast, Cork, Galway and Limerick have travelled a distance equivalent to 1,000 trips around the earth
New statistics released today show strong uptake of the five city bikes schemes delivered in partnership with
2016 saw a total of 4,903,851 journeys take place across the schemes in Dublin, Belfast, Cork, Galway and Limerick, which now have a total of 91,850 subscribers – up from 74,740 at the end of 2015.
Over 40 million kilometres have been cycled on the five schemes since they were established, equating to a distance equal to approximately 1,000 round-trips of the Earth.
Coca-Cola Zero dublinbikes, operated by Dublin City Council and JCDecaux, has 68,074 subscribers and facilitated 4,355,437 journeys in 2016.
Meanwhile, the National Transport Authority’s
Belfast City Council’s
Petre Șandru, Country Manager,
Paul Clegg, Executive Manager, Dublin City Council, said: “Providing the public with sustainable modes of transport is really important and our work promoting cycling lies at the heart of our efforts. We are really pleased with the way the public has embraced
Joanne Grant, Managing Director, JCDecaux Ireland, said: “We are very pleased to report on another successful year for the
Anne Graham, CEO, National Transport Authority, said: “There is no question that the bike schemes which are today found in cities across the country are important local transport infrastructure assets. Once established, it can be easy to take the schemes for granted, but as today’s statistics show, the public is using
Lord Mayor of Belfast, Alderman Brian Kingston, said: “We are really pleased to have the fantastic infrastructure asset that is the
Coca-Cola Zero dublinbikes statistics
- 4,355,437 journeys in 2016 and 17,767,766 journeys since the scheme began
- Currently 68,074 people subscribed to the scheme
- An estimated distance travelled of 39 million kilometres on the scheme
- Busiest usage day to date was 16/9/2016 when 18,041 journeys took place
Coca-Cola Zero Bikes Statistics
- 290,590 journeys in 2016 and 580,656 journeys since the scheme began
- Currently 9,549 people subscribed to the scheme
- An estimated distance travelled of 914,953km on the scheme
- Busiest usage day to date was 30/09/2015 when 1,756 journeys took place
- 13,574 journeys in 2016 and 35,384 journeys since the scheme began
- Currently 2,143 people subscribed to the scheme
- An estimated distance travelled of 69,002km on the scheme
- Busiest usage day to date was 10/02/2015 when 128 trips took place
- 32,892 journeys in 2016 and 74,174 journeys since the scheme began
- Currently 2,840 people subscribed to the scheme
- An estimated distance travelled of 118,218km on the scheme
- Busiest usage day to date was 12/10/2015 when 213 trips took place
- 211,358 journeys in 2016 and 354,580 journeys since the scheme began
- 9,513 annual and casual subscriptions purchased since the scheme launched in April 2015
- An estimated distance travelled of 323,000km on the scheme
- The busiest date in 2016 was Culture Night (16 September) with 1,112 rentals
*Figures correct to end of December 2016
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