The e-scooter pilot will enable researchers from Dublin City University (DCU) to analyse data and inform future e-scooter rollouts both in Dublin and throughout Ireland.
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The new Broadstone Depot is located in the north of the Irish capital and will have capacity for 120 buses, as well as plenty of swifts.
The trial has been launched by Hydrogen Mobility Ireland and will see the new zero-emission buses operate on various routes throughout the city.
Larger trams to increase capacity have been introduced onto the Luas Finglas network in Dublin and a public consultation has been launched to gather views on new proposed routes.
The project aims to empower citizens to take a leading role in the production of data, evidence and knowledge around mobility in their own neighbourhoods, and at street level.
Currently, e-scooters are prohibited from public roads in Ireland, but Blue Duck is allegedly the first e-scooter company to enter an agreement to operate in the country.
Fine Gael TD for Dublin North West, Noel Rock, has confirmed that the extension of the Luas to Finglas is in the ‘design and planning phase’ with a preferred route expected to be identified in 2020.
The redesigned bus network will reportedly provide a more coherently planned, higher capacity and more understandable network, increasing overall services by 22 per cent.
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