MYBYK

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MYBYK
Overview
LocaleAhmedabad, Mumbai, Udaipur, Jamnagar
Transit typeBicycle-sharing system
Websitemybyk.in
Operation
Began operation2014
Number of vehicles5500

MYBYK is a station-based Bicycle-sharing system ,bicycle-sharing and renting service in India.

History

Started in Ahmedabad in May 2014.[1][2] Founded by Arjit Soni, and the project was supported by private sector and Amdavad Municipal Corporation.[3][4] The project was started with 200 bicycles and 4 stations.[5] The project was started in conjunction with Ahmedabad Bus Rapid Transit System(BRTS). The bicycle stations are located at BRTS stations,[6] which facilitates public transport users to use bicycle for to and fro movement from BRTS station to home/office.

Later MYBYK expanded it's service to Jamnagar, Mumbai[7] and Udaipur operating with 5,500 cycles.[8][9]

Overview

The bicycle can be hired through mobile app.[10]

Reliance Industries Limited, Indian Space Research Organisation, Baxter, TATA, Oil and Natural Gas Corporation,Suzuki Motors Gujarat and Adani Shantigram Township are Business-to-business clients of MYBYK.[8]

References

  1. Bangad, Gareema (2020-02-24). "Now, cycle away from the Metro station". The Hindu. ISSN 0971-751X. Archived from the original on 2020-08-21. Retrieved 2020-08-21.
  2. May 13, Ahmedabad Mirror / Updated; 2014; Ist, 02:23. "Project MyByk receives lukewarm response on Day 1". Ahmedabad Mirror. Archived from the original on 2020-07-01. Retrieved 2020-07-01.
  3. "Rent bikes from Jagruti Nagar Metro station for ₹2/hour from Feb 24". Hindustan Times. 2020-02-21. Archived from the original on 2020-06-30. Retrieved 2020-06-30.
  4. "A new cycle share system hits Ahmedabad". Walkability Asia. 2014-12-21. Archived from the original on 2020-06-30. Retrieved 2020-06-30.
  5. "MYBYK launches its bicycle feeder service for Mumbai Metro One Private Limited (MMOPL)". Construction Week Online India. Archived from the original on 2020-06-30. Retrieved 2020-06-30.
  6. "MYBYK expands 30 bicycle hubs in Ahmedabad with a fixed monthly subscription". Deccan Chronicle. 2020-01-28. Archived from the original on 2020-06-30. Retrieved 2020-06-30.
  7. "MMRDA to boost Metro travel with bicycles, bus connectivity". Hindustan Times. 2019-11-22. Archived from the original on 2020-06-30. Retrieved 2020-06-30.
  8. 8.0 8.1 www.ETAuto.com. "Mybyk aiming to ride towards a sustainable future - ET Auto". ETAuto.com. Archived from the original on 2020-08-21. Retrieved 2020-08-21.
  9. "AmdaBike". ahmedabadcity.gov.in. Archived from the original on 2020-06-30. Retrieved 2020-06-30.
  10. Feb 21, TNN | Updated; 2020; Ist, 06:22. "Mumbai Metro: From Monday, hire a bicycle from Jagruti Nagar metro station | Mumbai News - Times of India". The Times of India. Archived from the original on 2020-06-30. Retrieved 2020-06-30.

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