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TRANSPORT & LOGISTICS | Staff Reporter, Singapore

Lawmakers eye regulation for Hong Kong's first bike-share service

Messy parking sparked calls and complaints against the service.

A report from South China Morning Post reported that lawmakers and district councillors have urged the government to tighten rules after the recent ­debut of the city’s first bike-sharing service prompted a string of complaints about the haphazard parking of bicycles.

But according to Raphael ­Cohen, founder of, there is no such need, based on his assessment of the fledgling bike-sharing business.

Sha Tin district councillor Billy Chan Shiu-yeung said he had received complaints about Cohen’s company, and calls for more stringent bicycle parking rules.

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