With sign-ups to the public DublinBikes scheme and the expansion of its network both stalled, will private stationless bike-hire scheme BleeperBike move in to fill the gaps?
Tracking How Much Air Pollution Cyclists Are Breathing In
A collaboration between a Trinity College Dublin researcher and a cycle-tour company is strapping air-quality monitoring gear to cyclists helmets as they explore the city.
Can Videos from Cyclists be Used to Tackle Dangerous Driving?
While Gardaí have been cautious about using cyclists’ videos of poor driver behaviour, police in the UK have embraced such evidence, calling it a “game changer”.
Council Seeks Another Round of Input on Fitzwilliam Cycle Route
The plan envisions a cycle lane buffered from traffic by a line of parked cars. How would people get from the footpath to their cars? some ask.
Some Say the City Needs to Let in Fewer Big Trucks, and For Less Time
After falling since 2008, the last couple of years have seen more permits issued for HGVs to drive into the city. Some cyclists say it’s too dangerous at the moment, while those in the industry say they drive in for a reason.
Eoin, Marco, Beth & Sean: You'd Likely Save Time If You Cycled into Town
An analysis from University College Dublin shows that the average Dublin city-centre commuter could save 86 hours a year by switching their car for a bicycle.
Is It Time for Car-Free Sundays in the City?
One proposal from Dublin Cycling Campaign and another from a city councillor call for banning cars from at least a couple of streets, once a week.
A Look at What the NTA Is Funding for Walking and Cycling This Year
The National Transport Authority (NTA) has set aside €8.2 million in grants for sustainable-transport projects in the Dublin City Council area for 2018.
Transport Briefs: On the Fitzwilliam, Clontarf, and Liffey Cycle Routes
Dublin City Council presses ahead with plans for parking-protected cycle lanes. Plus other cycle-lane-related news.
Council Briefs: College Green, Abandoned Bikes, and More
The council expects companies to roll out stationless bikes in the city from April, and other transport news.
Is It Time to Give Pedestrians and Cyclists a Head Start?
Research suggests that giving cyclists and pedestrians a few seconds’ lead at traffic lights can make cities safer. Some say it’s time for Dublin to try this route.
Which Neighbourhoods Are Most in Need of More Cycle Parking?
A Dublin City Council spokesperson said the council intends to put in 1,000 more stands over the coming year. Where are they needed most?
Council Briefs: Social Housing, the Clontarf Cycle Route, and More
At Monday’s monthly meeting, councillors questioned Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy on current policies – before moving on to their usual business.
As Council Pushes Walking and Cycling to School, Results Are Mixed
While the percentage of children in Dublin who walked to school fell between the 2011 to 2016 censuses, the percentage who cycled rose.
A Search for Ways to Ease Conflict Between Delivery Vans and Cyclists
The daily struggle by delivery drivers to find spots to pull in and unload is frustrating – and can lead them to park in cycle lanes. How can we end the conflict?
Future of Quietway from Donnybrook to Kimmage Looks Shaky
Local opposition and a jump in the projected cost of the cycling route – from €324,000 to just over €1.2 million – mean it looks unlikely to happen anytime soon.
Danger for Cyclists: Potholes and Bumpy Roads
Six cyclists have logged accidents on our cycle-collision tracker that mentioned potholes or uneven surfaces, and another cyclist mentioned cobblestones.
How Big a Deal Is Cyclists Breaking Red Lights?
Most cyclists run red lights, according to a 2014 study conducted in Dublin. But does it matter?
Councillors Want Suspended Cycle Lanes Back on Track
At Monday’s meeting, Dublin City Council Chief Owen Keegan said there was a “temporary hiccup with funding.”
After a Year of #FreeTheCycleLanes, Some Want Tougher Measures
One councillor wants Dublin City Council’s parking enforcers to set up a hotline so you can summon a tow truck to clear vehicles parked illegally in cycle lanes.
The Liffey Cycle Route: What Went Wrong, and What Next?
Consultancy Aecom’s first four proposals for the cycle path seem to have been miscalculations, so now it’s come up with a fifth. How much is it being paid for all this?
To Pay for dublinbikes Expansion, Councillors Consider Options
The scheme needs more funding, and councillors are considering both raising the membership fee, and getting more revenue from advertising.
You Asked: What's Going on with the Royal Canal Greenway?
Here’s the latest on plans for a revamped walking and cycling path along the canal, and the challenges involved.
There's Money for Good Ideas to Help Scale Up Cycling in Dublin
Dublin City Council wants 25 percent of all trips in the city centre to be taken by bike, and it needs more ideas for how to reach that goal.
As the dublinbikes Scheme Stalls, Is It Time for a New Funding Plan?
The dublinbikes scheme was supposed to be spread out across the city by 2015, but we’re not even in phase three of 14 yet. What’s going on?
Danger for Cyclists: Here's a Place to Avoid, Part II
We’ve found an intersection in Rathmines that could do with some adjustments to make it safer for cyclists.
Bicycle Collision Tracker: Identifying Dangerous Intersections
This is a long-term project to track bicycle collisions in the city. If you’ve been involved in a bicycle collision in the city, let us know the details.