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Bern opens country's biggest bike rental system

National News // June 29, 2018

The largest bike rental system in Switzerland started yesterday.  The city of Bern has 700 bikes available to the public – half of tem e-bikes – scatted around 70 stations.

Velo Bern Bern opens country's biggest bike rental system

The city wants to increase bike usage up from the current 11% to 20% and make Bern the cycling capital of the country.

The city said in a statement it hopes the new system will change the way people travel and commute.

The opening is just the start. The city hopes to have 2,400 bikes across 200 rental stations in the end.

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