Public Bicycle Sharing System in Kochi

Urban Mobility

The proposed system will have about 1000 cycle spread over the identified smart city area (Central Business District Area of Kochi and mattancherry ) as well as along the metro corridor.

Components: Bicycles, Stations, Docks, Parking Space, Central Control system, Depots/Workshops, Kochi one card system for fare collection, Registration Centers, User Information Systems, Advertisement Spaces.

Project Progress

Feasibility and DPR
Tendering
Contract Awarded/LOI
Implementation
Commissioning

BICYCLES

A fleet of about 1000 cycles spread across the Central Business District of the city. Accessibility from metro to the PBS system is also ensured.

BICYCLES PARKING

The cycles shall only be parked in the designated area for parking in the system.

BICYCLE DOCKING STATIONS

Minimum 50 stations across the city CBD with locking mechanism with separate docks for each cycle. modular station design which ensures flexibility in installation and relocation.

BICYCLE DEPOT

Space to store backup extra cycles to be used during peak hours. Space where repair and maintenance works for the cycles are carried out.

USER INFORMATION SYSTEM

Smart phone application with integrated map which would help users to get all real time information of the cycles. Users will be able to pay directly using the app

DIGITAL PAYMENT ENABLED

collection of the system is integrated into the mobile app and various modes of digital payments