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Dáil Éireann Debate, Thursday - 4 November 2021

Thursday, 4 November 2021

Questions (134)

Bríd Smith

Question:

134. Deputy Bríd Smith asked the Minister for Transport if he has conducted a comparison of the Dublin Bikes scheme and the similar programme in counties Cork, Limerick and Galway; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [53670/21]

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Written answers (Question to Transport)

As Minister for Transport, I have responsibility for policy and overall funding in relation to Active Travel and public transport infrastructure. However, I am not involved in the day-to-day operations of the management of public bike schemes. Details regarding the investment in, operation of and expansion of existing and proposed bike schemes fall under the remit of the National Transport Authority (NTA), working in conjunction with the relevant local authorities.

Noting the NTA's responsibilities in the matter, I have referred the Deputy's questions relating to the various bicycle sharing schemes in our cities to the NTA for a more detailed reply . Please advise my private office if you do not receive a reply within 10 working days.

Question No. 135 answered with Question No. 131.
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