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CoMoUK calls for more bike share schemes in Scotland

Transport charity CoMoUK has called for more action to increase car clubs and bike-sharing after Scots backed the schemes to help tackle climate change. A new opinion poll by Survation for Collaborative Mobility UK (CoMoUK) has found that 50% of people in Scotland support measures to increase the use of …

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Public e-bike share scheme launches in Penarth

A new public electric bike-share scheme has been launched in Penarth by nextbike, thanks to funding from The Vale of Glamorgan Council. The fleet of 50 e-bikes and five stations was launched on 12th November. Vale Council received numerous requests from the public to introduce its own scheme following the …

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Free ride initiative extended in Norwich to help essential journeys

Norfolk County Council and Beryl have extended their free ride initiative to keep Norwich moving during the approaching lockdown. Starting from yesterday, 2nd November, Norfolk County Council and Beryl are offering 30 minutes free riding on the pedal bikes and 15 minutes on the e-bikes between 7:30am-9:30am and 3:00pm-4:30pm. The …

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BikeBiz November edition is now available

The digital edition of BikeBiz November is now available. This month, we look at the impact of e-scooters on bike share schemes, find out how oval rings can benefit all and catch up with the winners from 2019’s BikeBiz Awards ahead of this year’s iteration. This month’s sector guide is …

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Edinburgh Cycle Hire reports growth of 119%

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

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Four operators shortlisted for Greater Manchester’s bike hire scheme

Greater Manchester’s bike hire scheme has moved one step closer with four operators shortlisted, 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 e-bikes. …

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Rise in cycling seen in Edinburgh and Glasgow since introduction of bike share schemes

Cycling in Scotland’s two biggest cities has increased in the last year following the introduction of bike sharing schemes. Research 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 figures have been outlined by …

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Beryl celebrates one million kilometres ridden in Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole

Beryl and BCP Council are celebrating over one million kilometres ridden in Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole since the introduction of the bike share scheme. This equates to a potential CO2 saving of 22,142 tonnes throughout the area. The British micromobility provider has helped residents and visitors move around the area in …

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Beryl and Norfolk County Council encouraging greener journeys with ‘Car Free Week’ initiative

Norfolk County Council’s Pushing Ahead programme and Beryl have furthered their commitment to change people’s transport habits and attitudes to greener journeys by announcing a ‘Car Free Week’ initiative. From 21st-27th September, Pushing Ahead is offering residents free rides on Beryl bikes and e-bikes to help reduce the level of …

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Beryl to provide free rides for university students and staff in Bournemouth

Beryl is partnering with Bournemouth University and Arts University Bournemouth to offer students and staff access to its bikes at free and discounted prices. The partnership will kick-off with a promotion starting today, 18th September, as students and staff begin returning to campus. 1000 x  200 Minute-Bundles have been co-funded …

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