Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) and Careem launched Phase II of its bike rental service (bike-share) programme by adding 950 pedal-assisted e-bikes (bikes operated by pedals and kinetic energy), and 95 stations.
It therefore takes the the total number of these bikes in Dubai to 1,750 bikes spread across 175 stations. The multi-stage initiative aims to deploy 3,500 bikes at 350 docking stations across Dubai.
The new stations will be introduced at key areas which will include the new cycling track at Jumeirah Beach, Al Safa, Dubai Canal, Dubai Marina, Al Mamzar, Al Satwa, Jumeirah 1, Al Khwaneej, Al Jaffliya, Business Bay, Dubai Internet City, and Jumeirah Lakes Towers.
More stations will be added in various districts during the upcoming expansion. Careem Bikes has reportedly completed 1,592 million trips as of February 2022, according to Dubai Media Office. . @rta_dubai & @careem launch Phase II of bike rental service, with a total number of 1,750 bikes at 175 stations in #Dubai https://t.co/cIG6aPMtBE pic.twitter.com/zZHE2N8wrD — Dubai Media Office (@DXBMediaOffice) March 6, 2022 “The bike-rental service advances the sustainability of Dubai and encourages residents and tourists to practice cycling on the 527 km long cycling tracks spread all over Dubai. It also supports RTA’s effort in boosting the integration of mass transit means by promoting flexible car-free mobility trips, and safely integrating them with daily means of transportation. Thus, it serves the overall objective of reducing the use of private vehicles and switching to the use of other more sustainable means of transportation,” […]