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New infographic breaks down how Dublin commuters get to work

More and more people are cycling but the car is still the king.

DUBLIN CITY COUNCIL say they’ve been measuring how commuters travel into Dublin City since 1980 by placing traffic counts at 33 locations along the Royal and Grand Canals.

This infographic produced by the National Transport Authority on data from last November shows how more people are using all three modes of public transport as well as cycling.

Despite this, more people still travel into the city by car than by any other single method of travel, with over a third of commuters driving to work.

Over the course of the last seven years there has been and 87 per cent increase in the number of people cycling to work with more people now cycling and walking than use rail travel according to the figures.

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[Source: NTA. For single PDF version click here]

 

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