Electric cargo bike owners in Ireland asked to take part in research

Electric cargo bike users in Ireland are being asked to take part in a study by researchers at Trinity College Dublin.

The goal of the research is to help inform policies and programmes that can help to advance more sustainable mobility across Ireland. The research work is being carried out by TCD Centre for Transport Research, in partnership with the Behavioural Economics Unit of the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI).

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The SEAI are responsible for grants and similar programmes towards increasing energy efficiency. The research will also look at cargo bike-friendly infrastructure including parking and the marketing of cargo bikes.

The researchers said: “Participation would involve taking part in a semi-structured qualitative interview lasting up to one hour. This interview would take place either in-person or online through Zoom, depending on your preference. In advance of the interview, participants will be asked to complete a short pre-interview questionnaire to gather basic information.”

If you own or have access to a cargo bike for private use and want to take part in the research contact Dr Robert Egan at the email address in the image below, and details can be found at tcd.ie.

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