Hackney Council set to wheel out new “taxi bike” service
PUBLISHED: 16:51 04 April 2017 | UPDATED: 16:52 04 April 2017
An innovative cycle-taxi service is launching in Hackney to help the elderly and those with mobility issues get from A to B.
The service, run by cycle training firm CTUK and funded by the town hall, will help those who would previously have to call Dial-a-Ride to get to appointments or pop to the shops.
The passengers can either join in and pedal with the driver or sit back and enjoy the ride.
The custom-made bikes will be debuted at a roadshow outside Hackney Town Hall tomorrow, where people can take the bikes out for a spin to London Fields.
The service will be officially wheeled out on April 18 and run every Tuesday throughout the spring and summer with two-hour slots available.
Bookings can be made here or by calling 020 7232 4384.
If you value what this story gives you, please consider supporting the Hackney Gazette. Click the link in the orange box below for details.