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Dublin Beta Projects

A Dublin City Council live mechanism for imagining, testing and implementing ways to improve the experience of life in the Capital.

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What is a Beta Project?
Beta Projects act as cost-effective trials that serve to address key issues that Dublin City Council is seeking to understand before implementing.

Can I suggest a project?
Anyone can suggest a Beta Project - just use the suggest link.

What suggestions have been made?
You can see all suggestions received in the Beta Project Pipeline.

What projects are being explored?
Just check out the Beta Project Pipeline to see.

What's happening with live projects?
All projects follow a set series of steps. You can follow it here. Beta Project Pipeline.

LIVE (local implementing) Link to Love Locks

#LoveLocksBeta

Love Locks

This Beta Project will look at the problem of love locks on the Ha’Penny Bridge (and neighbouring bridges and Boardwalk).

CLOSED (archived) Link to Code For Dublin

#CodeDublinBeta

Code For Dublin

Could we help support the creation of an adult coding group for Dublin which solely focuses on civic issues and opportunities?

CLOSED (archived) Link to Equinox Cycle Parking

#EquinoxCycleParking

Equinox Cycle Parking

Should Dublin temporarily increase the amount of bicycle parking during the Summer half of the year?

CLOSED (archived) Link to Street Library

#StreetLibraryBeta

Street Library

Could we expand our libraries onto streets - allowing people to download books on the fly? For example, when waiting for the bus?

CLOSED (archived) Link to Vacant Window Gallery

#VacantWindowBeta

Vacant Window Gallery

Could the large number of vacant properties in Dublin be temporarily used to display emerging artists?

CLOSED (archived) Link to Moss Art

#MossArtBeta

Moss Art

The aim of this project is to learn about moss graffiti, and whether it might be a useful solutions for certain situations.

CLOSED (implemented) Link to Traffic Light Box Artworks

#BoxArtworksBeta

Traffic Light Box Artworks

Should people be allowed paint artworks onto the city's traffic light boxes? Might that solve a maintenance issue for the Council?

CLOSED (archived) Link to Street Art Checklist

#StreetartChecklistBeta

Street Art Checklist

Would a simple checklist by the City Council be useful for someone who's considering carrying out streetart?