Bhubaneswar inches closer to have a public bicycle sharing program. As per the plan, 1,200 cycles will be kept at 120 cycle docking stations across the city.
Minimum distance between two docking stations has been kept as 500 metres. There will be eight stations in one square kilometre area and coverage area of a zone will be 15 square km.Proposed Common Payment Card under the Smart City Proposal can be used along with the conventional cash-based transactions for the sharing of the cycles and one need not come back to the starting point to return the vehicle. A user can submit it at the nearest docking station.