17 June 2017

Make smart bike share ecosystems part of your smart city

The Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet released details of its Smart Cities and Suburbs Program in March this year, following through on an election promise from 2016. The program encourages eligible organisations – local governments, private companies, research organisations and not-for-profit bodies – to deliver collaborative smart-city projects that […]
27 May 2017

Charging ahead: city e-bike option gains traction

Australia’s first smart-electric bike share system for a residential building was launched in Canberra on April 28 when ACT Minister for Transport, Meegan Fitzharris, made the announcement in the territory’s Legislative Assembly. Bike-sharing platform BYKKO and developer Art Group teamed up to provide 10 shared electric bikes at the On […]
5 May 2017

Survey winner tells of incredible story

At the completion of the West End Trial in Newcastle, participants were asked to answer a brief survey regarding their use of the BYKKO hub and all were rewarded with a free coffee from Recharge Espresso located right next to the hub. One lucky respondent also won a helmet for […]
1 May 2017

Trial results: Newcastle West End hub

Over the Australian summer Bykko held a trial in the West end of Newcastle in NSW with 3 electric bikes set at a Hub outside of the Rethink Financial Group building. Supported by the Newcastle City Council ‘Make Your Place’ Grant initiative, this hub was fixed for 3 months and […]