The project of public shared bicycles in Hue City was born with the criteria of being environmentally friendly, convenient for tourists to pick up and return bikes at various points in the city.
On the morning of June 5, the People’s Committee of Hue City (Thua Thien – Hue) in collaboration with the German Development Cooperation Agency and Vietsoftpro Joint Stock Company held the opening ceremony of a pilot model of public shared bicycle system.
The project of public shared bicycles in Hue City was born with the criteria of being environmentally friendly, convenient for tourists to pick up and return bikes at various points in the city. The system is suitable for short travel distances, helping residents and tourists switch to a more sustainable mode of transport.
The project will be implemented from June this year to December 2023 and is divided into 3 phases. Phase one from June to December will pilot a smart public bike-sharing route in the city with 7 stations located on both sides of the Huong River and in the Citadel area.
The community sharing bicycle system contributes to promoting Hue tourism. Photo: N.H.
Phase 2 (from December this year to June 2023) will pilot the bicycle system on a large scale (19-20 stations). The final phase will pilot the overall system operation, integrate the application’s features and manage, operate and maintain the system running stably.
Conveniently accessible locations for users, linked to public transport such as bus shelters, parking lots, boat stations, cultural heritage sites, historical sites and scenic spots scenes.
Hue has many beautiful landscapes, historical relics, and food streets interspersed in residential areas, especially garden houses. The use of bicycles as a means of traveling to experience is the ideal solution for tourists when coming to Hue.