Shenzhen, China

Aug 1, 2019
Regulation Type: Permit requirements for permanent program
Vehicle Types: Unpowered bicycle, Electric powered bicycle
Dockfulness: Dockless

Table of Contents

Operating Regulations & Restrictions

Regulations

Maximum Speed

25 km/h

Parking

  • Public bicycle rack / corral
  • Sidewalk

Parking restrictions: b) It shall not be placed and parked within the scope of pedestrian bridges, pedestrian tunnels, and greenways;
c) It shall not be placed or parked within 5m of the leading edge of the entrance and exit of the urban rail station and the curb line of the bus platform;
d) It shall not be placed and parked in barrier-free facilities, blind roads and within 0.25m from the above-mentioned locations;
e) It shall not be placed and parked in underground well working wells such as water pipes, cables and gas, and within 1m from the outer edge of the manhole cover;
f) shall not be placed or parked within a radius of 2.5m;
g) shall not be placed and parked within the coverage area under the edge of the rain shelter;


Vehicles, Fleets, Fees, Fares

Vehicle Requirements

National Standard

Devices must meet national and industry related vehicle technical standards and the “Shenzhen Internet Rental Bicycle Technical Requirements” to ensure that the vehicle's technical condition is good, no auxiliary equipment affecting safe riding can be installed, and it must be issued by a qualified testing department.

Fleet

The scale of vehicle launch should be compatible with the carrying capacity of the city or regional facilities, the demand for citizens' travel, and the level of online and offline management of enterprises.

Fares & Payment Methods

Payment Method Requirements:

  • Bank payment
  • Non-digital payment

The payment and settlement services involved in the Internet rental bicycle business shall be provided through banks and non-bank payment institutions, and an agreement shall be signed with them.

Fare Regulation:
Users can choose the amount of prepaid funds themselves.
The operating company shall publicize the time limit for the deposit and the advance payment of funds, and clarify the refund process of the deposit and the advance payment. After the user applies for a refund of the deposit and the balance of the advance payment, the operating company shall refund it in time.


Government & Equity

Government

Connection to Other Government Goals:
In order to promote the healthy and orderly development of Internet bicycles, encourage and guide the citizens to travel green and protect the legitimate rights and interests of all parties.
This city shall give priority to the development of public transportation, and make overall plans for the development of Internet rental bicycles in combination with this city's urban development plan, public transportation priority development strategy, road access conditions, traffic safety conditions, and urban public space carrying capacity.

Safe Infrastructure Requirements:
The people's governments of all districts (including the new district management committee) and relevant departments shall encourage, guide and standardize the healthy and orderly development of Internet bicycles in accordance with their respective duties, and do a good job in the supervision and management of Internet bicycle services:
(1) The Municipal Planning Department of Land and Resources and the Municipal Traffic Management Department shall organize the preparation of bicycle lane planning throughout the city and improve the slow traffic system;
(2) The municipal transportation and transportation administrative department shall organize the preparation of guidelines for the setting up of bicycle parking facilities for road systems and guide the construction of parking facilities;
(3) The district governments (including the new district management committee) shall plan and construct bicycle facilities such as bicycle lanes and bicycle public parking areas within their respective jurisdictions;

Government Parking Requirement:

  • Designated parking areas

The municipal transportation and transportation administrative department shall organize the preparation of guidelines for the setting up of bicycle parking facilities for road systems and guide the construction of parking facilities


Communications and Data

Communications

Provider communication responsibilities:
  • Operation rules

Required: An application that provides users with internet rental bicycle rental services. Clarifying user behavior norms, establishing a personal credit management system for users, and guiding users to form good travel habits;

Data

Data Specification Requirements:

  • Other specified standard

GPS Required? Yes

Data Requirements:
The operator shall transmit the real-time, complete and accurate transmission of the total vehicle dynamics, location distribution, vehicle parking location information, order data, vehicle trajectory, operation and maintenance personnel data, and other information related to the public interest.


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