JoBike

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Jobike
JoBike Logo.webp
JoBike Bicycle in Jahangirnagar University 2019-03-16 (1).jpg
Overview
LocaleDhaka, Chittagong, Cox's Bazar
Transit typeBicycle sharing system
Number of stations5 (March 2019)
Websitewww.jo.bike
Operation
Began operation2018
Number of vehicles300 (March 2019)

Jobike is a bicycle sharing system serving the cities of Dhaka, Chittagong and Cox's Bazar.[1] Launched in 2018, it is the first such system in Bangladesh.[2] Currently, there are 300 Jobike bicycles and 5 stations throughout these city, including some university like Jahangirnagar University, University of Chittagong, and Shahjalal University of Science and Technology, as well as suburban places like Cox's Bazar.[3]

Operating system[edit]

Customer first need to download the mobile application to avail the service. Then open the account and launch the app. There they can find out where to get bicycles. Users can install the Jobike app on their smart phones and access the service via Jo-Credit Balance. To rent a bicycle from JoBike, After entering payment information a QR code will be provided which is printed on the bicycle, which needs to be scanned to unlock the bikes from the dock.[4][5][6][7][8]

History[edit]

It was founded by Mehedi Reza on June 18, 2018.[9] The journey of this service started by opening its bicycle station in tourism city Cox's Bazar.[10][11] Initially, this service only could be taken from Cox's Bazar's Calatoli, Sugandha and Labani Point. Later it started their operations at Jahangirnagar University.[12] In continuation of this, it is currently operating its activities in Chittagong University[13][14][15], Shahjalal University of Science and Technology[16][17] and Dhaka city.[18][19][20][21]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bicycle-rental startup JoBike plans big". The Daily Star. Retrieved 12 March 2019.
  2. ^ "'JoBike' is teaching girls 'cycling'". Jugantor (in Bengali). Retrieved 12 March 2019.
  3. ^ "Jobike hits Sust streets". The Daily Star. Retrieved 12 March 2019.
  4. ^ "'Jobike' 5 minutes for only 3 taka!" (in Bengali). bd-journal. Retrieved 12 March 2019.
  5. ^ "Bicycle Rental Digital Store". Kaler Kantho (in Bengali). Retrieved 12 March 2019.
  6. ^ "jobike at sust". Jamuna News (in Bengali). Retrieved 12 March 2019.
  7. ^ "Bicycle will now match at Chittagong University via mobile apps". Bangladesh Pratidin (in Bengali). Retrieved 12 March 2019.
  8. ^ "Jobike now in Dhaka". Dhaka Tribune. Retrieved 12 March 2019.
  9. ^ "Introducing the country's first bicycle sharing service". banglanews24.com (in Bengali). Retrieved 12 March 2019.
  10. ^ "Jobike is available in cox's bazar for tourist". Bangla Tribune (in Bengali). Retrieved 12 March 2019.
  11. ^ "'JoBike' is teaching girls cycling on the occasion of Women's Day". The Daily Ittefaq (in Bengali). Retrieved 12 March 2019.
  12. ^ "Jobike is in Jahangirnagar University". Bangla Tribune (in Bengali). Retrieved 12 March 2019.
  13. ^ "Bicycle sharing system JoBike is being opening in Chittagong University". ETV News (in Bengali). Retrieved 12 March 2019.
  14. ^ "Jobike is now in the University of Chittagong". The Daily Ittefaq (in Bengali). Retrieved 12 March 2019.
  15. ^ "'JoBike' is being introduced in Rajshahi University" (in Bengali). Retrieved 12 March 2019.
  16. ^ "Jobike at Shahjalal University". Samakal (in Bengali). Retrieved 12 March 2019.
  17. ^ "Now 'jobike' servicein in SUST". Dhaka Tribune (in Bengali). Retrieved 12 March 2019.
  18. ^ "Jobike hits Dhaka streets". The Daily Star. Retrieved 12 March 2019.
  19. ^ "The 'jobike' service started in Dhaka" (in Bengali). UNB. Retrieved 12 March 2019.
  20. ^ "Alternative vehicle 'jobike' on the streets of Dhaka". The Daily Star (in Bengali). Retrieved 12 March 2019.
  21. ^ "Jobike service in the capital city". Daily Naya Diganta (in Bengali). Retrieved 12 March 2019.

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