Dockless Bike Sharing and relearning
Dockless Bike Sharing and relearning

Here in the UK, somewhat of a mini-stir has been caused by the latest technological innovation taking place in cycling, of all things. The public bike share is about to have a revolution of its own, thanks to new tech, and a company from Singapore.

Dockless bike sharing is a simple concept. Whereas current public bike sharing schemes require you to walk to a station, tap in a code or wave a fob or card or something, before it will give you a bike, and then you have to find a free bike station near the end of your trip, dockless does what it says on the tin. A bike that you can leave anywhere, for anyone to pick up (or the poor sod driving around the city all day picking up stranded bikes to try and balance demand and supply). All you have to do is tap an app, and you pick it up.

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