Public Rental Scheme
A replacement to other modes of transport for everyday journeys.

Available to anyone,
in selected locations.
Public Rental Scheme
A replacement to other modes of transport for everyday journeys.
Available to anyone,
in selected locations.
This is how you rent a bike on the Big Issue eBikes app
Download the app
The Big Issue eBikes app is available on both Android and iOS.
Register & add payment
Enter your details, accept the terms and privacy policy and enter your payment method.
Choose the city
The closest location is shown automatically. You can select both the city where you want to use the eBikes and the desired price plan.
Find a bike
Use the map view, or simply scan the QR code on the bike you want to rent.
Temporary lock
You can pause your rent if needed, in case you would like to keep using the bike but have to park it temporarily.
Lock the bike
Please note that you can only end the rent only in designated geofenced zones, visible within the app.

Pricing


Currently, we offer Pay As You Go and Subscription price plans.


With our Pay As You Go plan, you'll pay £0.60 every time you start your ride, and £0.20 for every additional minute after the first FREE minute. For each rent, a £3 deposit is taken and used towards you ride cost; if your ride is less than £3, the remainder is returned to you bank account.


Our Subscription plan costs £19.95 per month. You'll then pay £0.36 every time you start your ride, and £0.12 for every additional minute after the first THREE minutes.


The maximum cost per rent is capped at £12.00 for both plans.

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