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Public Bike Schemes

Dáil Éireann Debate, Friday - 6 September 2019

Friday, 6 September 2019

Questions (1591)

Seán Sherlock


1591. Deputy Sean Sherlock asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport his plans to expand the public bike scheme in Cork in 2019; and the meetings he has held with officials from Cork City Council or the National Transport Authority on the matter. [35697/19]

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Written answers (Question to Transport)

As Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport I have responsibility for policy and overall funding in relation to active travel and public transport infrastructure. The administration and expansion of the public bike schemes is a matter for the National Transport Authority (NTA), which works closely with the relevant local authorities in that regard.

Noting the NTA's responsibilities in the matter, I have referred your question to the NTA for a more detailed reply. Please advise my private office if you do not receive a reply within 10 working days.