“The most successful bike share scheme in the UK outside London.”
Brighton and Hove, East Sussex
450 GPS-tracked smart pedal bikes 50 hubs
Hybrid docked and dockless, modular ‘easy install’ stands.
Latest generation smart bikes and backend system provide a wealth of data and metrics, including usage data, heat maps, maintenance data, user trends and redistribution patterns. Real-time metrics, and KPI tracking and analysis are also available.
£1.16 million in government start-up funding plus a £290,000 local council investment.
1 million rides and 2 million
miles ridden by June 2019
Regularly exceeds 4 RPBPD
(Rides Per Bike Per Day)
Cost benefit ratio 7.5:1
Scheme being extended to
600 bikes and 75 hubs
The BTN BikeShare scheme successfully increased the number and types of people cycling in the city and has been well-received and well-used by both residents and tourists.
There is also clear evidence of improved health outcomes in the city. Since its launch, the scheme has generated over £500,000 in health benefits, with a reported long-term projection of £1.98 million. BTN BikeShare has also delivered an operational revenue surplus each year, 50 per cent of which goes back to the council.
During the COVID-19 pandemic, access to BTN Bike Share is being offered free to NHS staff and carers working for the council.
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One of the UK’s longest running and largest bike share schemes outside London
Launched with 1,000 pedal bikes
100 electric bikes added in summer 2020
Docked smart system with powered stands.
Latest generation smart bikes and backend system provide a wealth of data and metrics, including usage data, heat maps, maintenance data, user trends and redistribution patterns. Real-time metrics and analysis are also available.
£1.5 million from the Local Sustainable Transport Fund
500,000 rentals reached by late 2020
Scheme extended to include 100 electric bikes in 2020.
Citybike is one of the UK’s largest bike share schemes outside London, with hubs located throughout the city centre, out towards the airport and up into North Liverpool.
The scheme is very popular and after seven years continues to attract customers, old and new. Building on this success, a number of electric bikes were added to the fleet in 2020, boosting the schemes success even further.