Tag Archives: Bike Share Scheme

Plans for Greater Manchester bike hire scheme move forward

The development of a Greater Manchester Bike Hire scheme has this week reached a major milestone as TfGM launches the search for a service provider. The £10 million scheme, which is being part-funded by the Mayor’s Challenge Fund, is planned to launch in spring 2021. As part of the first …

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Free bike share launches in Edinburgh and Glasgow

Free bike share will be provided in Edinburgh and Glasgow from today, 29th June, to encourage people to consider cycling for everyday journeys. Through Scottish Government funding, the cycle share initiative comes into effect as more COVID-19 restrictions are lifted, easing pressure on public transport and helping those who don’t …

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BTN BikeShare celebrates one millionth journey milestone

Brighton and Hove’s BTN BikeShare scheme is celebrating its one-millionth journey. The six-figure number was hit over the weekend. Over 120,000 residents, visitors and commuters have cycled more than two million miles around the city since its inception. BTN BikeShare, operated by Hourbike, was launched in September 2017 thanks to …

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Beryl launches #BetterByBike campaign to incentivise cycling across UK

Beryl has launched its campaign to lower the barrier to cycling with its local council partners in Bournemouth, Poole, Hereford, Norwich, Watford and London. Throughout the summer months, tens of thousands of riding minutes will be accessible at free or heavily discounted prices to encourage more journeys by bicycle and …

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Beryl urges UK councils “not to sleepwalk” into dilemmas of past micromobility schemes

Beryl has signalled its willingness and ability to launch services with local councils who have expressed an interest in running shared electric scooter trials to the DfT. The company’s hybrid scheme, which already includes e-bikes in regions across the UK, encourages users to pick up and drop off Beryl Bikes …

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New £10 million bike hire scheme arriving in Manchester

A new bike hire scheme will arrive in Manchester in 2021. The initial phase of the project – which claims lessons have been learned from the unsuccessful Mobike rollout – will provide around 1,500 bikes to the Greater Manchester area in the spring. The Greater Manchester Combined Authority is said …

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Beryl bikes now free for NHS staff across all its cities

Beryl has extended its initiative for NHS staff to obtain free access to its bike-share scheme across all cities where the British micromobility provider is active. Having already announced the lending of bikes to key workers in London and free access to the public scheme for NHS staff in Bournemouth …

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Beryl bikes now free for NHS staff in Bournemouth and Poole

Beryl bikes will be free for all NHS staff in Bournemouth and Poole during the COVID-19 pandemic. Health service workers will be able to access the scheme by signing up to the Beryl App with their NHS email address. This will automatically provide them free use for all bay to …

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Beryl’s bike share scheme arrives in Norwich

Beryl’s bike share scheme has arrived in Norwich, with an initial rollout of 225 bikes available to hire throughout the city. A partnership between Transport for Norwich and Beryl was announced last year as part of a series of projects funded through the central Government’s Transforming Cities Fund. 465 bikes …

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First wave of Watford’s “transport revolution” launches

Watford Council has launched Hertfordshire’s first bike share scheme and a digital travel app, in the first wave of its “transport revolution”. The new and free travel app, named ‘Travel Watford’, is available on iOS and Android phones and already has over 600 individual downloads. It draws on large banks …

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