The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has introduced e-cycle service at Malviya Nagar and Saket metro stations on Tuesday. The move has come to reduce congestion and pollution in the city and boost last mile connectivity.
The service has been launched in collaboration with Gurugram-based e-bike sharing platform Zypp. The e-cycle service was flagged off from Malviya Nagar metro station by AK Garg, Director of Operations at the DMRC.
In its constant endevaour to promote eco-friendly last mile solutions, DMRC is already operating e-rickshaw, e-bikes, bicycle stands from various metro stations across the network. pic.twitter.com/gFEatu1Wr4— Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (@OfficialDMRC) December 10, 2019
With the rollout in Saket and Malviya Nagar, Zypp has made a debut in Delhi. Earlier the startup was present in Gurugram, Noida and Kota.
Zypp had won the 'Best Startup' award at Move Summit India 2018, organised by NITI Aayog in the mobility space.
The DMRC is already operating e-rickshaw, e-bikes and bicycle in various metro stations across the national capital.
The DMRC has taken several steps to boost last mile connectivity. It has also tied up with bike sharing app Yulu. The e-bikes service was launched from Dilli Haat (INA) to JLN Staidium in September this year.