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Leicester’s electric bike share scheme opens to all city residents

Leicester’s electric bike share scheme has now opened up to all city residents. A discounted trial offer will be available for a limited period and includes a reduction in the cost of scheme membership, as well as discounted usage rates for each journey taken. The scheme, known as Santander Cycles …

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Free nextbike Stirling rides initiative extended to June

An initiative making nextbike journeys free for Stirling residents has been extended until June 2021. Since being introduced last summer to encourage safe active travel during the pandemic, locals have made over 20,000 trips and clocked up more than 38,000km around the city. Supported by Forth Environment Link and Cycling …

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Beryl sees 97,000 journeys taken in Norwich since scheme’s launch

Beryl and Norfolk County Council are celebrating one year of healthier and greener transport in Norwich since the launch of its bike share scheme. The scheme was launched on 17th March 2020 and now also includes e-bikes and e-scooters. Over 370,000 kilometres have been covered within the city across 97,000 …

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TfL’s Santander Cycles scheme passes 100 million hires

TfL’s Santander Cycles scheme passed 100 million hires earlier this month, marking a significant milestone in the scheme’s ten-year history. This equates to more than ten rides for every Londoner and follows record-breaking hires in February. Saturday 27th February saw the scheme’s busiest ever winter day with more than 52,000 …

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Beryl partners with Jobcentre Plus to provide affordable and sustainable transport option

Beryl has partnered with Jobcentre Plus to support young people on the UK Government’s Kickstart Scheme with an affordable, sustainable and enjoyable transport option. The new travel initiative will allow anyone on the Kickstart Scheme across Bournemouth, Poole, Christchurch and Isle of Wight to access discounted journey options to and …

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West Midlands’ cycle hire scheme opens to public

West Midlands Cycle Hire has opened to the public with the grey and green bikes now available on the streets of Sutton Coldfield and Wolverhampton. Up to 20 docking stations have been placed at key locations around Wolverhampton, including outside the bus station, with five docks also up and running …

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Beryl celebrates 90,000 journeys taken in Watford

Bike share operator Beryl, Watford Borough Council and scheme sponsor Camelot are celebrating over 90,000 journeys taken and 359,000 kilometres covered throughout the town, one year on from the scheme’s launch. The 90,000 trips taken by Beryl bikes within the one year anniversary is equivalent to over 59,200 kilograms of …

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West Midlands cycle hire scheme launches in Sutton Coldfield

The first bikes for the new West Midlands cycle hire scheme have hit the streets this week following the launch of a trial in Sutton Coldfield. This limited trial will feature five docking stations and 25 bikes placed in and around the town centre for the next month to allow …

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Beryl sees rise in female riders and new cyclists in 2020

British micromobility provider Beryl has recorded strong ridership throughout 2020, with its bike share schemes across the UK showing a surge in female ridership and new people cycling. As the UK experienced a boom in cycling, Beryl’s bike share schemes across the UK, including Bournemouth, Christchurch, Poole, Norwich, Watford and …

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E-scooters: A shot in the arm for bike share schemes?

E-scooters are impossible to ignore in today’s discussions surrounding mobility and active travel, particularly as people’s transport habits change with COVID-19. But what impact are they having on bike share schemes?

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