Dublin Bikes nears 5m rentals in 3.5 years

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Dublin City Council has said Dublin Bikes users have clocked up 4.7 million rentals, between September 2009 and last week.

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:

Launched
September 13, 2009

Number of bicycles
550

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)
95%

Average number of subscribers per station (Subscription total / 44)
2,076

Average number of subscribers per bike (Subscription total / 550)
166

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

MORE: Dublin bikes facts and figures
MORE: Dublin bikes scheme expansion to be delayed (Irish Times)

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