Shared e-bikes investigated
The Dushu Lake Science & Education Innovation Zone (DLSEIZ) Urban Management Squadron recently launched an investigation into shared e-bikes that were randomly parked in pedestrian spaces and blind tracks around many local schools. A company offering e-bike sharing services without any legal license was required to stop its operations and remove its e-bikes immediately.
Considering the increasing popularity of shared bikes throughout the country currently, the Ministry of Transport of China together with other nine related departments have issued Guiding Opinions on Encouraging and Standardizing On-line Bike Renting Services, which discourages the sharing of e-bikes, as they are prone to cause traffic accidents due to their big size and fast speed. The investigation in DLSEIZ was aimed at eliminating safety pitfalls.
The DLSEIZ Urban Management Squadron also plans to enhance its monitoring of the surroundings of the schools to guarantee well-organized operations of bike sharing services.
September 6, 2017