Re: Re: The Velibs are coming?

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Another fine piece of journalism from the herald. All nonsense… you don’t get charged 150 euro. There is alot of banter about not being able to find a space to park it… I’ve used the system in 3 different cities on busy weekends and never had a problem. there’s nearly double the parking space for them as bikes, and they get re-distributed.

There is also simply no point in comparing city with city and what’s going to happen to them. The only way to know is to introduce it. Dublin is a flat city, and despite what people think, its not that dangerous to cycle around. Cars and buses generally take alot of care when they see a cyclist, if your breaking lights, cycling down one way streets as some cyclists do [im guilty of the former!], then the risk increases. There will be accidents but that’s life. looking forward to it all i must say.

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