Project
Development of a comprehensive e-service to support the operation of public bike systems based on the collection and utilization of data to support system administrators in decision-making during the operation and design of services provided by public bicycle users and has the ultimate goal of promoting the bicycle as a means of transport that can serve daily commuting, and not just commuting for leisure
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Purpose of the integrated electronic service

To Users

Information

Customized information for users

Attraction

User Attraction

Increase satisfaction

Increase user satisfaction, loyalty and retention in the system provided to them

Reward

Gradual, substantial modification of users behavior towards the use of environmentally friendly means of transport for their daily commutes

To Admins

Optimal location

Optimal location of public bicycle stations

Station sizing

Demand points for travel

Bicycle distribution ν

Distribution of bicycles in order to balance the demand for bicycles in public bicycle stations

Payment policy

Determining the willingness of users and proper pricing policy

Interesting information on MS (shared bike systems)

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White bicycle plan

The "white bicycle" plan implemented in 1965 in Amsterdam, although unsuccessful, laid the foundations for the development of public bicycles

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Bike-sharing 4th generation

The evolution of technology is a key factor in shaping the 4th generation of public bicycle systems that are found today in many cities around the world.

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Sponsorships and advertising companies

The involvement of advertising companies and large sponsors has contributed significantly to the development of public bicycle systems

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ThessBike

The Thessbike system consists of 9 stations and 125 bicycles.

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Bicing

The Bicing system consists of 6,000 traditional bicycles, 300 electric bicycles, 421 traditional bicycle stations and 46 electric bicycle stations.

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Vélib' Métropole

Today the system has 733 stations and 3,000 bicycles.

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Vélo’v

The Lyon system is one of the most successful in Europe and is characterized by the implementation of a pricing policy with a charge per minute.

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Santander

The Santander Cycles system consists of more than 11,000 bicycles and 800 stations.

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NextBike

The Nextbike system has more than 30,000 bikes in Europe and America.

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BIKEMI

The BikeMi system consists of 283 stations, 3,650 traditional bicycles and 1,000 electric vehicles.

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Villo!

The density of stations in the Brussels system reaches up to 4.5 per square kilometer and the implementation of some of them required the abolition of 420 parking spaces

Partners

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Center for reseach & Technology Hellas - Hellenic Institute of Transport
CERTH/HIT

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Brainbox
Brainbox Technology
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BRAINBOX S.A.

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ΟΤΟ S.A.
Provision of Services
Sustainable Urban Mobility
and Marketing of Consumer Goods
OTO S.A.

Expected results

Recording of needs

Detailed and comprehensive recording of the needs of users of public bicycle systems

Capture of useful and important functions

Capture the useful and important features of a shared bike rental systems management platform

Game design

Design of games that will aim to increase the number of users of public bicycle systems and improve the quality of services provided by them

Development of data analysis tools

Development of data analysis tools derived from shared rental bicycle systems and their users to inform users, support the operation of systems and make relevant decisions

Mobile application development

Development of an application for mobile devices (app) that will be addressed to users of shared bicycle systems, will provide them with useful information for the use of the system but also for their movement and will collect useful data from them through games

Development of an advanced platform

Development of an advanced platform (dashboard) for the management of public bicycle systems which, in addition to the conventional supervision and control functions, will be a useful tool to support decision-making regarding the operation and design of the system

News

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iBikeShare Celebrates European Mobility Week 2020 - "Move Responsibly!"

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Parallel events for the next day of cycling in the city of Thessaloniki and the promotion of the new bicycle rental application developed in the framework of the iBikeShare project.

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Evening "The next day of cycling in the city of Thessaloniki and the wider area" and parallel actions to increase bicycle use in the city of Thessaloniki in the framework of the iBikeShare project.

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The next day for cycling in Thessaloniki through the actions of the iBikeShare project.

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Voltaro 2018 iBikeShare was found on Sunday, September 16, 2018 at the Voltaro 2018 event and informed the public in detail about the object of the project and the research that will be carried out in order to identify the needs of travelers in the city.

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Press conference The Institute of Sustainable Mobility and Transport Networks of the National Center for Research and Technological Development together with the companies Brainbox Technology and OTO SA. (Thessbike), organized a Press Conference on 17/09/2018 at 16.00

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Parallaximag The actions in Thessaloniki for the European Mobility Week 2018 by Parallaximag. Among them is iBikeShare!

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Contact

Dr. Georgia Aifadopoulou
Center for reseach & Technology Hellas (CERTH) - Hellenic Institute of Transport (HIT)
website: https://imet.gr
e-mail: gea@certh.gr, Tel.: +30 2310 498457
www.iBikeShare.gr
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