More People Cycling During Metro Revamp In Budapest

  • 4 Jul 2018 12:41 PM
  • Hungary Matters
More People Cycling During Metro Revamp In Budapest
During the renovation of the M3 metro in Budapest, a lot more people are using rental bicycles known as MOL Bubi, according to Wednesday’s Világgazdaság.

The number of bicycles rented out in the period between November and April rose by 18.8% to 119,000 compared with the same period last year, the company that operates the rentals told the business paper.

This data confirms expectations before the metro refurbishment began that many commuters would choose to use the bikes, which are available for rent at designated points on the street.

Last year, MOL Bubi revenue amounted to 62.4 million forints (EUR 190,000) and by April this year it came to 10.3 million.

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