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Beryl partners with Hereford local council to deliver bike share scheme

Beryl has announced its two-year partnership with Hereford local council to deliver a bike share scheme to the area. From summer 2019, the brand’s green bikes will be distributed at key destinations across Hereford. The bikes will be available for hire via the Beryl app, which lets users find a …

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Beryl partners with Bournemouth and Poole councils for bike share scheme

Beryl has announced a five-year partnership with Bournemouth and Poole local councils to deliver a bike share scheme to the south coast. The green bikes will be available for instant hire via the Beryl App, which will allow users to find and unlock any Beryl bike using their smartphone. The …

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Tembici to deploy Stage Intelligence’s AI Platform across Latin America

Stage Intelligence has been selected by bike share company Tembici to deploy its BICO AI optimisation platform in cities across Latin America.  AI will be used to automate and accelerate Tembici’s operations creating efficiencies across its bike share schemes as well as reducing its impact on the environment. The initial …

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Bike share scheme in Wolverhampton to launch next year

Transport for West Midlands (TfWM) and Nextbike are calling for volunteers to help test the new bike share scheme being piloted in Wolverhampton. Phase one of the programme will see the scheme’s first 25 bikes available for self-service hire from the New Year, along with five docking stations around the …

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Cardiff nextbike scheme set to double in 2019

Cardiff’s bike share scheme is set to double next year with an additional 500 bikes, operator nextbike has confirmed. The expansion will see an extra 65 docking stations added to the existing city-wide network, with up to ten additional jobs being created. Bosses have also revealed ambitions to introduce accessibility …

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AI increases Bike Share Scheme growth, data shows

Stage Intelligence has released data showing how AI impacts Bike Share Scheme growth, efficiency and sustainability. The data shows ridership increases across schemes in Divvy Bikes in Chicago, City Bikes in Helsinki, and MIBICI in Guadalajara, Mexico, since deploying Stage Intelligence’s BICO AI Platform. Divvy Bikes had an increase of 0.75 rides …

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Expanding bike share with artificial intelligence

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is changing how we commute and experience urban living. As bike share schemes grow, AI is playing an increasing role in successful schemes and enabling operators to grow efficiently in new markets.  While some bike share schemes are struggling to maximise profitability and maintain market share due …

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China’s Phoenix takes Ofo to court for £8 million manufacturing bill and breach of contract

Dockless bike share firm Ofo is being sued by the manufacturer of 1.8 million of its bicycles. In a court case filed yesterday bike maker Shanghai Phoenix Bicycles claims it is owed £7.9 million in manufacturing fees and is also suing for a breach of contract after a promised order …

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Council wants Mobike to stay on Tyneside despite vandalism problems

Newcastle council has said it wants the Mobike scheme to stay despite vandalism problems. According to the BBC, the council wants to keep the scheme on Tyneside after Mobike warned it could withdraw.  A Newcastle City Council spokesman said it was “keen to see the Mobike scheme stay in the city …

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Uber to shift from cars to e-bikes, says firm’s boss

Uber is planning to shift from cars to electric bicycles for shorter journeys as part of its long-term strategy, according to the ride-hailing firm’s CEO. Dara Khosrowshahi told the Financial Times that smaller, individual modes of transport are better suited to inner-city travel. “During rush hour, it is very inefficient for …

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