11 new DublinBikes stations open for business

DublinBikesAs part of the ongoing DublinBikes expansion 11 new stations have opened in the last month across Dublin city centre and in the Docklands.

Five stations have been added in the last two weeks at Mount Street Lower, Grattan Street, Great Strand Street, and two at York Street.

York Street is off St Stephen’s Green near the Luas stop, Great Strand Street is between Jervis Street and the quays, and both Grattan Street and Mount Street Lower are located south of the Docklands between Merrion Square and Grand Canal Station.

The additional station follows six other stations which went live in the last 30 days at Clonmel Street (off Harcourt St), Excise Walk (off Mayor Square), and Fenian Street (south of Pearse Starion), Dublin Convention Centre, Deverell Place (off Gardner Street) and the Talbot Street station was extended.

DublinBikes is to have 102 stations and 1,500 bikes by July 2014, when the Docklands and Hueston area expansion is due to be completed. The expansion will include stations as as far as west as Kilmainham Gaol and as far east as the Point Village and the O2.

The system now has nearly 37,000 current yearly subscribers.  Users have rented bikes over 6 million times on Dublin’s relatively small bike share scheme since its launch in September 2009, with over 1.5 million of those rentals cycled this year.

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For quick access here’s our map showing the planned DublinBikes stations (red pins) along with current stations (green bikes)…

View CyclinginDublin.com: DublinBikes expansion map in a larger map

Note: Planned and current stations shown; for live data and temporary closures see DublinBikes.ie:

Green bikes: Current stations
Red pins: Approximate locations of planned stations
Blue markers: Landmarks and main train stations

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Green line: Luas green line, including the Luas Cross City extension
Red line: Luas red line
Blue line: Dart / rail line

Or you can view the map released by Dublin City Council: DublinBikes extension map.

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