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Smart Bikes scheme hits the streets in Dubai

A new eco-friendly transport option is now available for residents and visitors in Dubai’s Business Bay area.

Dubai's Business Bay area at night.
Dubai’s Business Bay area at night. Image by Rachid EL QOMRI / CC BY 2.0

Smart Bike UAE has launched their new transport concept which offers people the choice to get around either as a cyclist or a passenger. Bikes can be hired from three kiosks in the area, the Business Bay Metro Station, Bay Square and Bay Avenue. Mohammed Bin Essa from Dubai properties has said the launch has proved very popular with both commuters and visitors, commenting that ‘Now our visitors can swiftly move between their offices, to the malls or to the metro stations, and enjoy a new green and safe transportation concept’. Read more: arabianbusiness.com