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Bike sharing companies have three months to comply with new council rules

By Liam Cormicam An alliance of six Sydney councils has imposed new guidelines on dockless bike sharing companies. Inner West Council is leading the charge, giving the share bike companies three months to comply or they could face...
Domestic bike-sharing industry rebuilds after bubble bursts: analysts

Domestic bike-sharing industry rebuilds after bubble bursts: analysts

  Bike-sharing companies are raising their rates as they face decreasing profit margins, but experts said the industry is at present the best way to solve the last-mile problem for commuters. Industry insiders said that the...
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The way forward for the bike-sharing industry

By NITIN PANGARKAR After incurring hefty losses for more than a year, oBike ceased operations in Singapore on June 25. Though other players have exited the scene, oBike is the only member of the Big Three...
Bike App

LimeBike plans to launch bike-sharing service in Sioux City

By Ian Richardson A bike-sharing service plans to bring as many as 250 rent-able bicycles to downtown Sioux City as early as March. Sioux City would be the first Iowa community and potentially the first Midwestern...
Will electric skates solve the last-mile problem?

Will electric skates solve the last-mile problem?

By Lloyd Alter The "last mile problem" was first described in terms of telephone wires – the most costly lines were the ones that served the individual homes. According to Stigo of the Urban Travel Blog,...

Town, County Consider New Rideshare, Bikeshare Programs

By Lisa Finn  SOUTHOLD, NY — With the North Fork continuing to emerge as a tourist destination, Southold Town is seeking alternatives to help solve traffic congestion issues and help visitors and residents traverse area...

Apple CEO Tim Cook visited a $1 billion bike-sharing startup in China

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Apple chief executive Tim Cook paid a visit to Chinese bike-sharing company ofo on Tuesday, as the country's ride-sharing startups fight aggressively for investor dollars and market share. Cook visited the...
Bike Sharing

How India rides the wave of cycle sharing, in comparison to other countries

By GREG MORAN   Will cycle sharing in India blaze its own trail compared to the rest of the world?. Cycle sharing in its current avatar of technology-enabled, dockless bicycles is just 24 months old. Never in human...
Bike Approach

Bike-sharing grows as innovative approach to [almost] free wheeling

By Kody Acevedo If you’ve spotted an unattended yellow bike parked in arbitrary spots around town, don’t fret—they do indeed serve a purpose. The dockless two-wheelers are part of a new variety of bike-share programs that debuted...
Bike Approach

Singapore will ban shared-bike users caught parking indiscriminately

  Users caught for parking their shared bicycles indiscriminately more than three times in a year will be banned temporarily from renting from all bike-sharing operators, following amendments made to the Parking Places Act passed...

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