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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Planing Time: 0.5 - 1 years
Implementation Time: 1 - 2 years
City of Turku, Regional Council of Southwest Finland, Turku University of Applied Sciences
Car sharing providers, existing car fleet owners (the city, universities).
Promoting sustainable private transport models,
Reducing use of fossils,
Reducing GHG Emissions,
Promoting sustainable behavior,
Enabling new business opportunities,