Bike Share Schemes

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Photo of a Bleeper Bike and a swanDublin City Council led the successful introduction and development of shared bike schemes in the city.  The Just Eat dublinbikes scheme, which was introduced in 2009, is one of the most successful bike share schemes globally, with 116 docking stations and approximately 1,600 bikes in operation in the city.  2019 statistics from JCDecaux, who operate the Just Eat dublinbikes Scheme, reveal that between 7am and 10am there are approximately 4,000 journeys made using these bikes.  

BleeperBike currently hold 450 permits to operate dockless on-street bike hire within the administrative area of Dublin City Council.  Within 5 months in operation the bikes were getting over 2 rides per day on a typical weekday.  Bleeperbike operations are continuing to operate successfully and their licence was renewed for a further 3 years to 2022. 2019 will see the introduction of pedelecs (electrically assisted pedal cycles) to the Bleeperbikes fleet. In addition a second operator is scheduled to commence operations in 2019 with a fleet comprised totally of pedelecs.