At the launch of the bike sharing scheme, An Cathaoirleach Cllr Tom Murphy stated, ‘I welcome the introduction of this short term bike sharing scheme to the County, a new addition to the County transportation mix. This pilot with BleeperBike will make it easier for cyclists to explore the many wonderful cycle routes around the County’.
The ‘Smart’ bikes will allow the tracking of bike trips around the location using inbuilt GPS technology on each bike and can be found at the following locations in dlr county:
- Blackrock Main Street (5)
- Cabinteely Village (2)
- Dalkey Village (4)
- Deansgrange Village (2)
- Dundrum car park near the Town centre (5)
- Dun Laoghaire Lexicon Library (5)
- Killiney Dart Station (2)
- Meadowbrook Leisure centre (2)
- Sandyford Business District (5)
- Shankill Village (2)
- Stepaside Village (2)
- Stillorgan Village (4)
Other locations will be considered as the pilot proceeds and a review with be undertaken as the scheme proceeds with a view to expanding the scheme at the end of the six month pilot.
All users must download the Bleeperbike App on their Smart phone. This allows them to become members of the service, to locate the bikes and to unlock nearby bikes by scanning the QR code on each bike using their smart phone. Once you arrive at your destination, you can park at any cycle parking stand near your destination and lock it manually. This removes the need to develop and construct expensive and often inconvenient docking stations associated with traditional bike share schemes.