For traffic free travel in Mumbai, MMRDA has taken an initiative of Public Bicycle Sharing (PBS). It had already signed the Memorandum of Understanding with M/s Yulu Bikes Pvt. Ltd. to facilitate e-bike services to the commuters/visitors to BKC with the help of YULU on 31st January, 2020.
The PBS system will provide the last mile connectivity to/from Bandra and Kurla stations to BKC.There are 18 Bike Stations in BKC in first place phase which will be subsequently being increased as per demand.To avail the facility one has to pay Rs 5 towards unlocking charges and then Rs 1.5 for every 1 minute of ride. There will be facilities of monthly recharges and bonus of 20-100%.
“As Unlock 4.0 unfolds itself, citizens would prefer safe and shareable services, easing parking woes in business hubs like BKC. We are delighted to collaborate with MMRDA and offer sanitized first and last-mile e-Mobility services to reduce traffic congestion. We also thank CM of Maharashtra Uddhav Thackeray for providing us with an opportunity to serve his state and help ease traffic woes. Citizens of BKC will now get to embrace an all-new ‘blue electric service” said Amit Gupta, Co-Founder – Yulu & Green Entrepreneur
During the Covid-19 Pandemic, the agency will sanitize the e-bikes frequently and will take sufficient care of the allied facilities. The facility was to start by February 2020, but due Covid-19 pandemic situation it is being operational on 31st August 2020.
MMRDA appeals to the commuters to take advantage of this facility and make cycling within BKC a pleasant experience.