Dublin Bikes nears 5m rentals in 3.5 years
The system has 53,000 long-term subscribers who pay €10 annually — around 8,000 extra compared to a year ago without any increase in the number of bikes.
Tourists and others have bought over 38,000 three-day tickets at €2 each — amounting to around 7,000 in the last year.
The average journey time is 13 minutes and 95% of journeys are under 30 minutes, which are free.
Each bike is rented around 10 times a day. The busiest day last month was on Thursday the 5th when the bikes were rented over 5,700 times.
STATS IN FULL:
September 13, 2009
Number of bicycles
Long term hire total
53,216 as of 12/01/2013
3 day ticket total
38,125 as of 13/01/2013
Total number of journeys
4,674,277 as of 12/01/2013
Average duration of journey
Approximately 13 minutes
Percentage of total journeys which are free (Less than 30 minutes long)
Average number of subscribers per station (Subscription total / 44)
Average number of subscribers per bike (Subscription total / 550)
Busiest usage day of the previous month
5,734 rentals on 5/12/2012
Bike rotation rate (Average number of times a bike is rented per day)
9.4 for week commencing 6/1/2013