Mobycy launches dockless bicycles in Pune

ANI | Updated: Mar 19, 2018 15:29 IST

New Delhi [India], Mar. 19 (ANI): Mobycy, a Green Tech startup announced the commencement of operations in Pune and installed 200 smart bikes across key locations in the city, including Viman Nagar, Kharadi, Chandan Nagar areas.

The bikes will be up for hire via the Mobycy app across buzzing locations like EON and WTC IT Parks, Symbiosis Campuses in Viman Nagar, Airport area, and other residential locations. Owing to this development, residents of Pune will be able to hire the smart bikes in the vicinity and complete their short-mile commutes.

"I always wanted to launch Pune owing to the number of students and young working professionals the city is bustling with. Today, I am excited to announce that the sensation created by Mobycy's dockless bicycles has now reached Pune, the cultural capital and second largest city of Maharashtra. We have deployed our smart bikes at various strategic locations, providing everyday commuters with an easier alternative of commuting that is beneficial for their health and the overall environment. While we have kicked started operations with 200 smart bikes in the state, we would soon love to increase the number, as per the response received from the users," said Mobycy co-founder Akash Gupta.

Mobycy offers subsidised prices to students opting for its dockless bicycling, which is already available to those in Delhi, Jaipur, Gwalior, Chandigarh, and Karaikudi.

Mobycy's smart, dockless bikes are fitted with IoT locks and GPS tracking, and thus can be hired remotely via the Mobycy app, The bikes are unlocked by scanning a QR Code. Upon completion of the journey, the smart bikes can be parked anywhere in the vicinity, with only exception of gated communities and private compounds. (ANI)