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News in brief: Cargo bike talk tonight, #IBIKEBop tomorrow, and cycling jobs

News in brief:

Talking cargo bikes: Dublin Cycling Campaign is holding a hybrid public meeting covering cargo bicycles tonight, Thursday, February 23 at 7.30pm. In-person at the Clayton Hotel Charlemont and online on Zoom.

Speakers will include Neasa Bheilbigh Galway resident, parent and chairperson of Cyclist.ie; Paddy Byrne from Life Pharmacy D4 on how electric cargo bike has taken his van off the road, saved 750L of diesel and 2025Kg of CO2 emissions; Astrid van Gelder-Fitzpatrick who runs the ‘The Dutch Bike Shop; and Dr Robbie Egan from the Centre for Transport Research TCD presenting an analysis of an e-cargo bike for business pilot involving Bleeper, and DLRCC.

#IBikeBop: Dublin’s monthly IBikeBop critical mass cycle is to take place tomorrow, Friday, February 24. The one-hour cycle — which is promoted by IBikeDublin and Dublin Monthly Cycles — starts at 6pm at Parnell Square North, opposite the Hugh Lane Gallery.

Cycling jobs: An Taisce’s Green Schools section is looking to fill two roles — An administration officer to cover cycling parking infrastructure for the Safe Routes to School and Green Schools Travel programmes with a closing date of March 8, and a Travel Officer for Dublin, with a closing date of the March 2. For more see: greenschoolsireland.org/about/job-vacancies.

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