Ujjain Smart City Limited (USCL) intends to introduce a Public Bike Sharing System to provide a low-cost, environmentally friendly and last-mile mobility option to city residents. Bike sharing aims to be a flexible system of personalized public transport. Users can check out bikes at one location and return t-hem to any other location in the city limits.
Bike sharing is a key element in a city‟s strategy to expand the use of sustainable and non-motorized transport modes& is expected to boost the use of public transport by providing crucial last-mile connectivity to the Existing/Proposed public transport system, thereby expanding the catchment areas for the region‟s transit systems. By encouraging a shift to sustainable modes, the Bike Sharing System will reduce dependency on automobiles; reduce traffic congestion, vehicle emissions, and demand for motor vehicle parking. In addition, the system will expand the health and wellness benefits of bikes transport to new users. Finally, the system will support the transformation of streets to become environments where pedestrians and bicyclists feel safe and
The Bike Sharing System proposed will have a minimum of 300 bikes spread across multiple parking Locations. The project will be implemented by the service provider within a time period of 4 months of signing the contract.
The fare structure for the system as determined by the client is given below. The following are the main components to the fare and payment structure:
- Security Deposit
- Subscription Fee
- User Fee