Challenge / Goal
This measure will provide the first bike sharing system (BSS) in Turku.The main idea behind this measure is to complement Turku’s public transport services with the new services. Furthermore, the objective is to encourage and enable car sharing systems to also be offered in Turku.
A pilot BSS with 300 bicycles and 37 stations have been designed, procured and implemented.
Relevant milestones accomplished so far are: dialogues with internal and external stakeholders, benchmarking of the BSS, marketing analysis of the car-sharing companies in the Turku area, and baseline data collection. Furthermore, the Turku city execution board accepted the proposal for the bike sharing procurement in April 2017.The brand Föli-fillarit was created for the BSS. Tendering of the BSSs, marketing and digital services have been carried out.
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Planning time: 0.5 - 1 years
Implementation time: 1 - 2 years
Stadt Turku, Regionalrat Südwestfinnland, Fachhochschule Turku
Carsharing-Anbieter, bestehende Fuhrparkbesitzer (Stadt, Universitäten).
Promoting sustainable private transport models
Reducing use of fossils
Reducing GHG emissions
Promoting sustainable behavior
Enabling new business opportunities