Company wants 10,000 electric bikes on Auckland streets

NZ Herald
An Auckland company says electric bikes are the ideal solution to the traffic gridlock plaguing the city.

Big Street Bikers aims to have 10,000 electric bikes on the streets by 2020. The firm’s plan is to offer annual leases to companies around Auckland for their branded bikes, promising fleet management software, regular servicing, on-call courtesy bikes and safety training.

“Companies can be doing a lot more to help solve our transport problem. With car parks in the central city costing up to $60 a day, a $30/week bike subsidy for staff is a no-brainer,”

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