A 15-station expansion of DublinBikes focused on Grangegorman is set to get underway this summer and to be completed by the end of the year.
Here’s the a draft set of locations provided by Dublin City Council — the new stations are the blue markers:
Of the draft 15 new stations, 9 will be located around Grangegorman, where the DIT campus is partly still under construction.
If all goes will, four of the stations will be located along or just off the North Circular Road, three or four will be on Grandegorman Lower / Upper, and two will be on the city side of the Phibsborough Road.
At the start of this year the scheme had 68,000 annual subscribers and its busiest day ever was on September 16 of last year with 18,041 journeys taken.
Since February 2017 yearly membership subscriptions increased from €20 to €25 to partly pay for the expansion and also aiming to fill in an amount which was to date paid from the city council’s general budget.
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