Scheduled to arrive this month, dockless bikes will soon be soon all over the streets of New York City. So what is a dockless bike and how does it work? Bike riders will use an app to find an available bike nearby and will be given a code to unlock it. Once they are finished using the bike, they will park it in an assigned area and then pay a fee for however long they used it.
- The dockless bicycle system will most likely be released i the NYC area within the next month.
- Those who utilize this form of transportation will be charged via their smartphones through a mobile app.
- Users will only be charged for the specific amount of time that they road the bicycle.
“There are definite benefits to going dockless, particularly in New York, where NIMBY-led fights over docking stations can hold up the placement of new bikes.”