Privacy Notice

Welcome on BABLE

We put great importance to data protection and therefore use the data you provide to us with upmost care. You can handle the data you provide to us in your personal dashboard. You will find our complete regulations on data protection and clarification of your rights in our privacy notice . By using the website and its offers and navigating further, you accept the regulations of our privacy notice and terms and conditions.

OK

Challenge / Goal

The Corridor district in Manchester has a unique location, with two big universities making it the biggest academic campus in the UK. Due to the daily commuting of the work force and around 70,000 students, the Corridor district faced various traffic challenges. To overcome these challenges, several restrictions were placed on the use of cars in the area between 6:00 and 21:00. Thus, suitable means for promoting sustainable last mile delivery in the area needed to be found.  
Manchester City aims to increase the use of bikes up to 10 % of the transport share. 

Solutions

A municipality has piloted a cargo bike sharing system to promote the use of sustainable transportation alternatives. Manchester bike hire leased 4 cargo bikes enabled with a tracking system from a city-based SME, City Waggle. The Municipality offers the use of 4 bikes owned by Manchester bike hire to any organisation in Manchester who would like to use the bikes for end distribution. Based on the availability and need, 4 bikes can be chosen from the fleet of bikes of Manchester Bike hire. Manchester Bike Hire provides full maintenance, helps in booking and fleet management. The bikes come with a tracking system that enables data collection on usage. Owing to the flexibility of choosing from 4 bikes, there is an opportunity to try a variety of different types of models.  

Want to learn more about the lessons learned, financial details and results?

Log in

Time Period

Planing Time: < 0.5 years

Implementation Time: < 0.5 years

Manchester Bike Hire, Manchester City Council

Service Providers

Manchester Bike Hire

End User

Universität, KMU

Companies

    Main Benefits

  • Promoting sustainable private transport models,

  • Reducing use of fossils,

  • Enabling new business opportunities,

  • Reducing local air pollution,