OV-fiets: a fast and easy rental bike
Hiring an OV-fiets is fast and easy. No more need to rush to catch a connection or wait in draughty bus shelters. Instead, you will enjoy the freedom of the OV-fiets.
The bicycles can be used up to 60 hours and can be parked parked and locked everywhere, until the user needs it for the return trip to the rail station. The utilisation fee for OV-Fiets is € 2.85 per 20 hours (2008).
The user pays monthly, which requires a bank account in the Netherlands.
potential of OV-Fiets. The study indicates that a country wide OV-Fiets system
could achieve a market share of about 1% for rail egress trips. The potential
could even be higher if further adaptations to customer wishes would be realised,
e.g. options to book in advance, guaranteed ava ilability of a replacement bike in
case of a defect, return possibilities at other rental points, and more payment
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