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Knocknacarra/Salthill to Parkmore

  • 24-09-2021 6:45pm
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    Registered Users Posts: 997 ✭✭✭ Curious Geroge


    Knowing that there is no direct bus from Knocknacarra/Salthill to Parkmore, does anyone know if there is car sharing or taxi share website ?



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  • Registered Users Posts: 16,269 ✭✭✭✭ zell12


    The companies network there will be of more use in terms of finding folks who commute



  • Posts: 0 ✭✭✭ Carl Tender Protein


    Bike to Blackrock and 401 bus might be a combo that works if you're not up for a longer cycle. Or ebike.



  • Registered Users Posts: 2,888 ✭✭✭ beardybrewer


    I think an e-bike could be a real alternative for a fraction of the cost of a car. They seem much more mainstream and the technology is mature. For 2 grand you could get a great option which would open up all of Galway to you. A couple more points: there was a study that showed that e-bike riders got more exercise than previously thought. Yet hopefully with the electric assist you wouldn't arrive at the office looking a sweaty mess.



  • Posts: 0 ✭✭✭ Carl Tender Protein


    There are Brite ebikes available around the city now if you wanted to try out an ebike for a few euro. They've stations out as far as Cappagh Stores. Would be expensive to use rentals for that daily commute though.



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  • Posts: 0 ✭✭✭ Carl Tender Protein


    Sorry for turning this into a cycling thread but trying to be helpful!

    Just to add - €1500 of that cost can go through the cycle to work scheme now too and save up to nearly 50% on that, depending on your income tax rate. Most workplaces will arrange for the final cost to be spread over the year's payslips too.



  • Registered Users Posts: 24,122 ✭✭✭✭ Mrs OBumble


    To return to your question OP, I do not believe there is any car-sharing or taxi-sharing website.



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