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urbi goes against the grain

In News by Aleisha Orr

Bike-share may be huge in other parts of the world and growing quickly on the east coast of Australia, with more and more big name foreign companies setting up every …

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urbi has a new Chief Biking Officer

In News by Aleisha Orr

urbi is changing gears thanks to some new appointments. Ex-Labor MP Ken Travers has been promoted to the role of Chief Biking Officer and former Bicycling Western Australia chief executive …

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Where would you like to see urbi?

In News by Aleisha Orr

Our bike-share network is focused on the local community it operates within – Joondalup. That’s why as part of our expansion, we are keen to hear from those within the …

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Bikes and trains

In News by Aleisha Orr

Did you know you are allowed to take bicycles on trains in Perth? Bikes can be taken on trains throughout much of the day. Riders are asked to stay with …

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Our network continues to grow

In News by Aleisha Orr

Our ninth bike station was installed last week. The installation of the bike hub near the entrance to the Joondalup Train Station, an area referred to as Station Square, marks …

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urbi’s official launch

In News by Aleisha Orr

The idea of using an app on a mobile phone to access a bike would have been pretty mind boggling in 1965. After-all, the first mobile phone was still almost …

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urbi goes solar

In News by Aleisha Orr

We are not only working on reducing carbon foot-prints by getting people out of cars and onto bikes but we are reducing our own carbon foot print. In late August …

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urbi photo/video shoot

In News by Abi Lee

We were fortunate to have the amazing Jess Wyld and Toby Hoffman for our photo shoot in Joondalup last Thursday. The weather behaved remarkably well and despite our sore feet …

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ECU Open Day

In News by Abi Lee

The rain was belting down on Sunday but that didn’t stop the hundreds of people turning up to ECU Joondalup’s Open Day. urbi was present providing bicycles for people to …

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Meet the team behind urbi

In News by Abi Lee

It’s well known that any project needs time, hard work and an awful lot of brain-power. For a completely new system like urbi, we’ve been fortunate to have some super …

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urbi on Channel 9 news

In News by Abi Lee

urbi’s launch in Joondalup was covered in one of Channel 9’s news features last week. With interviews with some locals and the CEO of Westcycle; Matt Fulton, Channel 9 takes …

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Building the urbi bikes

In News, urbi Blogs by Abi Lee

The day before Christmas, Santa delivered to us 500 blue urbi bikes to be assembled for our bike-share program. Countless hours were spent by our urbi Christmas Elves building the …

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urbi arrives at Joondalup Health Campus

In News by Abi Lee

We are excited to announce the deployment of our Joondalup-urbi bike share stations at the Health Campus! This means patients, doctors, nurses and other healthcare staff can utilise our service …

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Photo Essay: urbi sneek peek

In News by Abi Lee

In a Belmont warehouse, 250 urbis are being carefully assembled. Here is a behind-the-scenes look at the coolest blue bikes in Perth. The urbi bike doctors are applying grease from …

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So why ride urbi?

In News by Elle Edwards

Pavement pounding versus urbi pedals Now I’m sure I’m not the only one rolling out of bed late every Monday. The panic between the alarm and the sign in at …

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Introducing urbi

In News by Elle Edwards

As urbi finally launches here in Perth, we thought we would give you a proper introduction to the most key player in our bike sharing concept: URBI BIKE! For those …