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Bicycles are eating the lunch of China’s dominant car-sharing app

By Li Tao Didi Chuxing last year beat the car-sharing business model’s pioneer Uber Technologies at its own game, and bought out the New York company’s China business to become the dominant app for hailing...

New player to enter Hong Kong bike-sharing market

 Four cycling enthusiasts are set to launch a new bike-sharing mobile application, challenging the ­status of Gobee.bike – the city’s first and only service – by ­promising cheaper charges and designated parking spaces. To...
Bike Sharing

Ofo, Mobike to Launch Bike-sharing Services in Israel

CTech Beijing-based bike-sharing company Ofo is set to launch its service in Israel this week. The service will be available in Ramat Gan, a city adjacent to Tel Aviv, the City of Ramat Gan announced. Chinese...
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...

BICYCLE SHARING SCHEMES: ENHANCING SUSTAINABLE MOBILITY

Extract of the Report prepared by Peter Migdley for the UN - Department of Economics and Social Affairs, Commission on Sustainable Development. Overview of bicycle-sharing schemes Also called "Public-Use Bicycles" (PUBs), "Bicycle Transit, "Bikesharing" or "Smart...
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,...
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...
Rural Areas

Can Shared Mobility work in small cities or rural areas ?

  Shared mobility have experienced success in cities that have a really good transit background already... All of these modes team up to enable people to live car-free or car-light lifestyles. But now mid-sized cities, smaller communities...

Shared-use mobility: what is it? Present and Future

Shared-use Mobility: today, we start we a new series of article on shared-use mobility. In the following articles, we will analyze each of the transportation services that are shared among users. Today, we analyze...
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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