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Car Free Day – 22nd September 2016 – WIN a bike

Posted on 21/09/16 at 3:54

Cycling Promotion, 22nd September 2016

Coca-Cola Zero, the National Transport Authority and the four city councils of Dublin, Cork, Limerick and Galway have come together to celebrate the many thousands of persons who choose to cycle in our cities, especially for commuting to work or education.  The events will take place on Thursday September 22nd 2016, which is celebrated across European Cities as “In Town Without My Car” (or “Car Free”) day.

Celebrating our Cyclists

The numbers of persons choosing to cycle is growing every year.  The four Irish cities are delighted to celebrate and recognise our daily cyclists, and their positive choice for accessing the city. In particular, the public bikes schemes, all sponsored by Coca-Cola Zero, have had a significant impact on the cities.  Across the four cities, these bike systems collectively carry approximately 13,000 daily trips. This represents a significant element in our overall cycling numbers, and in our cities’ transport mix.

As part of the day, Coca-Cola Zero will have a series of pop-up cycle cafés at locations in the four cities, where cyclists will be able to enjoy complimentary refreshments.

Membership Promotion in Cork, Limerick, Galway

Across the three cities of Cork, Limerick and Galway, membership stands at just under 13,000. However, nearly 14% of those members have yet to rent a bicycle. So, to celebrate our regular users, to encourage our non-users, and to attract new users, the National Transport Authority is promoting the Coca-Cola Zero Bike Scheme on 22nd September:

Anyone who uses a Coke-Zero Bike in Dublin, Cork, Limerick and Galway on 22nd September will be entered into a draw for €500 bicycle vouchers. There are 4 vouchers for Dublin, 3 for Cork, 2 for Limerick and 2 for Galway.

In Cork, Limerick and Galway, on September 22nd only, there will be an opportunity at the Cycle Hub to join as a new annual member free-of-charge.
For more on this see our website www.nationaltransport.ie/news