Uber launches bicycle rental service

Uber plans to launch a   rent of electric bicycles. The truth so far only in   mode for residents of San Francisco .

Uber launches bicycle rental service

Uber plans to launch a   rent of electric bicycles. The truth so far only in   mode for residents of San Francisco .

How it works

AT   A new Bike tab appears through the Uber application, through which   You can rent a bicycle. You can pick it up at   the nearest parking lot, and   leave in   any zone of the city, simply fastened with a bike lock. The rent will be $ 2 for   half an hour's drive. For a new service, Uber signed an agreement with   local company JUMP. Originally in   the park will have 250 bicycles, but   The company plans to increase their   amount up to   500.

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Prospects for Uber Bike

AT   Uber noted that they are " full of enthusiasm " for   about bicycles. They rented 250 bicycles, and   through 9   months plan to increase their   quantity is doubled. The main advantage of Uber over other " bikes "   - this is an opportunity to leave the bike anywhere. Have   Most competitors like the GoBikes bike need to be left on   special bike parking. A   Parking is still small, which makes the idea less convenient. If the undertaking works in   San Francisco , then   surely flows into   other cities and   countries, as it was with   by Uber himself.

Source: The Verge

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