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Edinburgh Cycle Hire sees average trips per day up 46%

Edinburgh Cycle Hire has reported over 221,000 trips made between September 2019 and 2020, a growth of 119%. The scheme has also seen average trips per day increase by 46%. This is due in part to the 75 new hire stations installed at sites across the city including Montgomery Street and …

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Greater Manchester’s bike hire scheme moves one step closer with four operators shortlisted

The supplier race for Greater Manchester’s bike hire scheme is now down to four operators, Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) has announced. In partnership with Manchester City Council, Salford City Council and Trafford Council, the scheme is set to launch in spring 2021 with an initial 1,500 strong fleet, including …

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Cycling increases in Edinburgh and Glasgow following introduction of bike share schemes

Cycling in Edinburgh and Glasgow has increased in the last year following the introduction of bike share schemes. Research by shared mobility charity CoMoUK has suggested that the number of trips on cycle hire schemes has increased by 70% in Edinburgh and 30% in Glasgow since August 2019. The charity …

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‘Car Free Week’ initiative aiming to change transport habits across Norfolk

Beryl and Norfolk County Council’s Pushing Ahead programme have announced a ‘Car Free Week’ initiative, aimed at changing people’s transport habits and attitudes to greener journeys. From 21st-27th September, Pushing Ahead is offering residents free rides on Beryl bikes and e-bikes to help reduce the level of motor traffic on …

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Beryl extends its bike share scheme into Christchurch

Beryl’s bike share scheme has now arrived in Christchurch. 275 new bikes will be available to hire at 50 new Beryl bays via the free to download app. The bays have been selected and approved in conjunction with local authorities to ensure the scheme is in line with the needs …

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US saw 136 million shared micromobility trips taken in 2019

What started in 2010 as a nascent concept, untested in US cities, closed out the decade as a fast-growing and increasingly indispensable part of city transportation systems. Stretching from docked bike-share systems to dockless bike and scooters, the field of shared micromobility has expanded and evolved over the past 10 …

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Lime brings Jump bikes back to Sacramento Region

Lime has relaunched Jump bikes in the SACOG region, restoring an option for those looking for safe, sustainable and socially distanced transportation options. Sacramento and West Sacramento are the fifth relaunch of Jump bikes in the US, following Lime’s acquisition of the brand earlier this year, with several others anticipated …

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HumanForest partners with Rude Health to ‘help get London up and about again’

HumanForest has partnered with Rude Health as part of its mission to “change mobility behaviour” across London. The e-bike sharer scheme, which is available for free for 20 minutes every day, is searching for partner companies which share its vision to offer eco-friendly mobility solutions. “Londoners’ mobility habits are changing …

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The rise of micromobility on-demand

Global Market Insights outlines how the bike-sharing sector will witness significant developments over the next few years… Over the years, the bike-sharing market has gained remarkable momentum due to the initiatives undertaken by Governments to reduce the levels of carbon emission. According to 2018 data, emissions from the transport sector …

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HumanForest rolls out in Camden following ‘exceptional demand’

HumanForest has arrived in Camden after ‘exceptional demand’ following its launch in Islington at the end of June. The shared e-bike scheme saw 3,000 users register within two weeks of launch. In order to meet the growing demand, HumanForest is rolling out an additional 1,000 bikes in the coming months. …

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