Article Source Mashable
SINGAPORE — By next year, Singapore will get a new mode of transport for short distances — bicycle-sharing.
Mobike, a bicycle-sharing startup from China, has announced it’s expanded into the island state, and is keen to start distributing its electric bikes here.
Like projects such as Citi Bike, Mobike’s bicycles are meant to be booked and ridden for short distances. Another user picks up the bike after you’re done.
But unlike Citi Bike, these bicycles are station-free. They’re locked with a connected bike lock that you activate by scanning a QR code, and you lock it back when you’re done with the ride — you just leave them on the corner of a street and walk away. Continue reading