The fu­ture is now

For­get the hover­board. Try these trans­port up­grades to­day…

Time Out (Sydney) - - FUTURE SYDNEY -

BIKE SHAR­ING

You can down­load an app and ride these bikes around Syd­ney by the hour. Reddy Go and oBike are two cur­rent bike-share op­er­a­tors in Syd­ney. Sim­ply down­load the app, re­serve a bike, scan the QR code and ride! Both Reddy Go and oBike are dock­less cy­cles and they op­er­ate in a sim­i­lar way. Both com­pa­nies charge $1.99 for 30 min­utes. àwww. red­dygo.com.au. www.o.bike/au.

ON-DE­MAND BUSES

From Oc­to­ber 2017, Syd­ney sub­urbs will be tri­alling a new bus ser­vice that re­sponds to your needs. Peo­ple liv­ing in the North­ern Beaches, Suther­land Shire, East­ern Sub­urbs and Manly will be able to use an app to book a bus ride to the near­est train sta­tion. Mini buses will op­er­ate in a 15 kilo­me­tre ra­dius from ma­jor trans­port hubs or shop­ping cen­tres. One-way trips are likely to cost $2.60-$5. àfu­ture. trans­port.nsw.gov.au.

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