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TfGM selects Beryl for Greater Manchester’s cycle hire scheme

Beryl has been selected by Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) as its delivery partner to design, deliver and operate Greater Manchester’s cycle hire scheme. The scheme is part of wider plans from the Mayor of Greater Manchester Andy Burnham to develop Greater Manchester’s Bee Network. Phase one of the scheme …

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Beryl launches in-person and digital e-scooter safety training programme

British e-scooter hire provider Beryl has announced an e-scooter skills training programme, aiming to help promote road safety education and practical skills amongst e-scooter riders across the UK. The first session for riders took place in Kings Park Cycle Centre yesterday. Since the DfT’s e-scooter trial began in July 2020, …

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Beryl, City Sightseeing Bournemouth join forces to encourage more sustainable trips

Beryl and City Sightseeing Bournemouth have teamed up to offer a car-free alternative for visitors and residents this summer. The discounted combination ticket will give customers a 24-hour unlimited use of the City Sightseeing Bournemouth open-top bus service and Beryl bikes. The initiative, which will begin from today, expects to …

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Beryl celebrates one year since launch of bike share scheme in Norwich

Beryl and Norfolk County Council are celebrating one year of healthier and greener transport in Norwich since the launch of its bike share scheme. The scheme was launched on 17th March 2020 and now also includes e-bikes and e-scooters. Over 370,000 kilometres have been covered within the city across 97,000 journeys. These trips …

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Beryl, Jobcentre Plus partner to support those on Kickstart Scheme with sustainable transport

Beryl has partnered with Jobcentre Plus to support young people on the UK Government’s Kickstart Scheme with an affordable, sustainable and enjoyable transport option. The new travel initiative will allow anyone on the Kickstart Scheme across Bournemouth, Poole, Christchurch and Isle of Wight to access discounted journey options to and from …

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Bike share operator Beryl celebrates one year since scheme’s launch in Watford

Bike share operator Beryl, Watford Borough Council and scheme sponsor Camelot are celebrating over 90,000 journeys taken and 359,000 kilometres covered throughout the town, one year on from the scheme’s launch. The 90,000 trips taken by Beryl bikes within the one year anniversary is equivalent to over 59,200 kilograms of …

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Beryl e-scooters arrive in Bournemouth and Poole

British micromobility operator Beryl is rolling out e-scooters across Bournemouth and Poole. The trial, part of a 12-month Department for Transport pilot in partnership with Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole Council, has been fast-tracked as a direct response to the COVID-19 pandemic to allow residents another form of socially distanced travel …

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Beryl’s bike share schemes see surge in female ridership and new cyclists

British micromobility provider Beryl has recorded strong ridership throughout 2020, with its bike share schemes across the UK showing a surge in female ridership and new people cycling. As the UK experienced a boom in cycling, Beryl’s bike share schemes across the UK, including Bournemouth, Christchurch, Poole, Norwich, Watford and …

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E-scooters: A shot in the arm for bike share schemes?

E-scooters are impossible to ignore in today’s discussions surrounding mobility and active travel, particularly as people’s transport habits change with COVID-19. But what impact are they having on bike share schemes? Rebecca Morley reports Many bike share schemes have seen a boom in ridership over recent months, mirroring the trends …

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Norwich’s free ride initiative extended to keep city moving during lockdown

Norfolk County Council and Norwich’s micromobility provider Beryl have extended their free ride initiative to keep the city moving during the approaching lockdown. Starting from yesterday, 2nd November, Norfolk County Council and Beryl are offering 30 minutes free riding on the pedal bikes and 15 minutes on the e-bikes between …

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