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Dun Laoghaire Rathdown and Bleeper eCargo bikes

Why is an eCargo bike good for my business?

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Faster deliveries: Bikes can manouvre around the streets easier than cars during peak hours and can take shorter routes than a car/van
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Bike riders do not have to worry about looking for a parking spot which can be incredibly difficult in busy cities
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Riders don't need a driver's license (younger people are less likely to have a driver's license these days)
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Riders will be healthier and happier = more productive
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Better for the environment than a van/car and shows the business values the environment
BleeperBox eCargo bike

How to get involved

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The first stage of this pilot is restricted to businesses with a premises in Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown. If you do not meet this criteria, please feel free to complete the sign up form below so that we can contact you with details for alternative ways of trying an eCargo bike.
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There will be a monthly charge of just €100 to participate in the Pilot, throughout the Pilot you will have exclusive use of a brand new Cube Cargo Hybrid.
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This subsidised pilot has been made possible thanks to the support of Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council.
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You will have the option of getting your own company branded decal on the bike, free of charge.
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The pilot will commence in June 2021 and will last for 6 months. Once your trial is over, we'll produce a free report that will show you how you utilised the bike and how much money and emissions your business could save by switching to an eCargo bike permanently. Please complete the sign up form below to get involved.
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Businesses will be selected for participation on the pilot scheme based on an assessment of their eligibility and closest fit with the pilot objectives.  Selection will not be on the basis of first come, first served.  It is proposed that up to 20 businesses will be selected to participate in the pilot eCargo bike scheme, but the final numbers will depend on demand, available resources and satisfying the pilot objectives.
Transport graph for different modes of transport

Pilot objectives

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Introduce more businesses in the Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council area to an alternative mode for mobility and making deliveries that is both good for the environment and their health and wellbeing
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Demonstrate and promote the potential to shift from using cars and vans to using more sustainable forms of transport, such as an eCargo bike, that reduce greenhouse gas emissions, are more energy efficient and which lead to other benefits, like reduced air pollution
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Enable research and provide data on the use and future potential of eCargo bikes for logistics and deliveries in terms of the environmental and economic impact
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Provide a low-risk and low-cost means for businesses to try out eCargo bikes, over a trial period, without having to commit to the purchase of an eCargo bike
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To better understand the challenges and opportunities for businesses in using alternatives to cars and vans for logistics and making deliveries
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If you have any further questions about this Pilot please phone (01) 437 0930
Am I eligible to participate?

1) Participants must be a business with a premises or base located within functional area of DLRCC;
2) Participants must also have their own, or be able to access, secure parking location for the eCargo bike;
3) Participant businesses must be able to use the eCargo bike for business purposes throughout the Pilot.

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Just a few details.

Please fill in the details below so that we can get in contact with you.

Please enter your name
Please enter a phone number
Business website (if you have one)
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and a few more
Business eircode
Nature of business
Number of outlets
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Using an eCargo bike for your deliveries or logistics
How many deliveries are made daily?
How many of these are in range of an eBike?
How many of these could be made using an eBike given that the practical range is 5-7Km and the volume of the cargo hold is .25m3. (note max weight is 60kg in the load area). Please check full bike spec here.
If you need a vehicle to carry tools or materials as part of your business, could you use an eCargo bike to carry them instead?
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Using an eCargo bike for your deliveries or logistics
Please state additional reasons why we should consider your business for this subsidised trial. Note that usage will be monitored and should we feel the bike is being underused we reserve the right to terminate the trail with a business.
(NB - Each application will be reviewed and the 20 most suitable participants will be offered a place in the Pilot.)

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Sustainable Transport

Please tell us a little about what you think about sustainable transport and why it is important for your business

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Pilot Information Gathering

I agree to participate in monitoring and evaluation, including geo-tracking, completing feedback surveys and any other form of information gathering that may increase the information contribution of this pilot. Finally, I understand the cargo bikes are meant for carrying goods only and are not intended for passengers. 

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Confirm Submission.

Thanks for taking the time to complete this form. Please enter your email below and we will be in contact within 24 hours.

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