Bicycle sharing moving into top gear in urban India
Mysuru’s Trin Trin is a government of Karnataka project, partially funded by the World Bank under the Global Environment Facility (GEF) grant. This was one of the first bicycle sharing initiatives in the country. Last year Madhya Pradesh’s capital Bhopal also saw the country’s first fully-automated bicycle sharing system. As part of this completely automated system, users can pick up a cycle from any of the stations and deposit it at another station after use, without worrying about depositing it at the original location.
Mahesh Siddegowda, founder of Green Wheel Ride which operates Trin Trin in Mysuru, explains that ever since the service was launched in Mysuru in June 2017 the service has seen very good traction and currently 500 bicycles are being used around the city……..Read More