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Brighton proposes mixed fleet of rental bikes and e-scooters

Shared Travel

Andrew Forster
26 June 2020
Brighton: the new scheme could cover a bigger geography
Brighton: the new scheme could cover a bigger geography


Brighton and Hove City Council is planning to procure a mixed fleet rental scheme of pedal cycles, e-bikes, and e-scooters – if the latter are legalised.

The proposal would see the council purchase the bikes and e-scooters and appoint a contractor to operate the hire scheme under a concession contract. The council says experience shows that public bike hire schemes struggle to survive without capital funding and ongoing revenue support from the public sector.

The council’s current...

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