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Patna corporation to launch bicycle renting services similar to metros- The New Indian Express

2020-08-30 20:44:00

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PATNA: If all the pieces goes as per plan, Patna will quickly have Bicycles Renting Providers (BRS) and folks can take rides throughout metropolis like different metros of India. The Patna Municipal Company (PMC) has began working to launch this primary of its sort ‘Bicycle Renting Service’ (BRS) in Patna both in September or a bit later this 12 months.

Sharing particulars about this eco-friendly transportation facility coming quickly, Harshita, PRO, PMC and Patna Sensible Metropolis Restricted, mentioned that the method of floating the tender for collection of company to run this service is being taken up.

“In truth, 70 places have been recognized by the PMC to position the stands for renting GPS-enabled bicycles within the state capital. However within the preliminary section, this service can be began at 30 stands,” Harshita mentioned.

In every of those proposed stands of BRS, a minimum of 12 to fifteen GPS-enabled bicycles can be made obtainable to hire. The customers can trip the cycle after reserving by means of app and fee of rental payment.

She added that the reserving of a bicycle will be completed by means of an app that has been developed by BRS.

“It has additionally been deliberate to offer good playing cards much like cities and the membership facility to customers  needing to avail this facility on common foundation,” she mentioned.

She additional mentioned: “The prime goal behind launching this service is to offer eco-friendly and purse-friendly mode of transportation inside the metropolis for individuals who can be choosing private two wheelers within the midst of the pandemic.”

The PMC can also be mulling over to offer first 30-minute of free trip and thereafter cost Rs 5 per hour and Rs 30 for twenty-four hours for a bicycle. A sum of Rs 200 can be charged as a month-to-month rental payment for a bicycle from the consumer and Rs 500 as yearly rental cost.

The riders, needing to hire the bicycles, first must register themselves by means of the app by producing their Aadhar card quantity, cell quantity and make digital funds.



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