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“HELLO CYCLING” station installed at Ueno Station

~ Large station with 44 bicycle parking spaces! This is the first installation at a station in Taito Ward.

OpenStreet Co., Ltd. is pleased to announce that a station for Japan's largest bicycle share platform "HELLO CYCLING" was installed at Ueno Station on January 24, 2024.

OpenStreet operates "HELLO CYCLING," a sharing service for electrically assisted bicycles that can be rented anywhere and returned at any location, as well as electric cycles compatible with specified small mopeds. We are working to popularize it as a short-distance transportation infrastructure that covers a variety of transportation needs and complements public transportation as a means of last-mile transportation.We have installed stations in more than 7,400 locations nationwide and serve 2.95 million customers. It is used by many people.

There are 78 HELLO CYCLING stations in Taito Ward, which are used by approximately 10,000 people per month. Higashi Ueno 4-chome Stations around Ueno Station, such as Taito Ward Office North, Matsuzaka Ueno Store, and Taito Ward Office, are used frequently, and demand is expected to continue in the future. We have set up a large station with a capacity of 44 cars. This will make it possible to access Yanaka, Nezu, Sendagi, Asakusa, Kuramae, etc. by electric assist bicycle from Ueno Station, contributing to improving the ease of getting around in the area.

Furthermore, on January 24th, at Ueno Station, in addition to the "HELLO CYCLING" station, there will also be (1) "Ueno Hirokoji Exit Vision," a huge L-shaped signage that presents a powerful performance that combines 3D video and audio, and (2) events. “Poreia Square'', which can be used for sales by food trucks and food trucks, and ③ part of “PLATFORM 13'', which uses a projector to project digital art images on the wall of platform 13, which has a total length of approximately 100m, will begin operation. *

* Ueno Station "Ueno Hirokoji Exit Vision/Poreia Square/Share Cycle Port" and "PLATFORM13" open (January 15, 2024 East Japan Railway Company Press Release)

■Station location

station name


Number of bicycles that can be parked

JR East Ueno Station

7-chome Ueno, Taito-ku, Tokyo

44 units

■About using “HELLO CYCLING”

To use it, you need to download the "HELLO CYCLING" app. After registering as a free member on the app, you can easily search for stations, reserve a bicycle, and make payments. In addition, "electrically assisted bicycles" can be rented and returned anywhere in the country at the stations displayed on the app's map (approximately 7,400 locations nationwide, as of January 2024), and you can use them whenever you want. You can use it as conveniently as you want. Electric cycles can be rented and returned only at compatible stations.

"Usage fee"

Electrically assisted bicycle: 130 yen for the first 30 minutes, extension 100 yen/15 minutes, 1,800 yen/12 hours

Electric cycle: 200 yen for 15 minutes, 4,000 yen/12 hours

*Prices may change depending on the vehicle/area used. Please check before using.

*Please see the app or the "HELLO CYCLING" homepage for instructions on how to use it.

HELLO CYCLING homepage ( https://www.hellocycling.jp/ )

HELLO CYCLING app download ( https://www.hellocycling.jp/app/openapp )

[HELLO CYCLING first time use free coupon code is being distributed]

By entering the coupon code below, a 30 minute/130 yen coupon will be applied to your first use only.

Coupon code for iOS: free Coupon code for Android: new

■About OpenStreet Inc.

With the support of the Bicycle Utilization Promotion Act and a unique horizontal division of labor regional partner model, OpenStreet has developed "HELLO CYCLING," one of the largest shared cycle platforms in Japan, and "HELLO MOBILITY," a shared mobility platform for scooters and ultra-compact EVs. Through this service, we aim to promote MaaS by providing a variety of last-mile transportation methods.