By 2010, Melbourne will have a Paris Style of affordable bicycle hire with 50 Stations and 600 bicycles given a greener, healthier option
Membership for the scheme will be daily, weekly of yearly, and the first half-hour of all trips will be free. Additional usage fees will apply after the first half hour.
The Public Bike Hire Scheme will provide a travel option that is faster than walking and more flexible than public transport, and encourage bike a healthy, green transport option.
It will also help relieve pressure on transport systems in the inner-city.