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Jake Wittey on one of the bikes.
Jake Wittey on one of the bikes.

Established and integrated by the Curtin Student Guild, the Social Bicycles (SoBi) are available on the Bentley campus.

Students, staff and visitors can use the bikes through an interactive smartphone application and has been lauded as an innovative to way for students to zoom from class to class by Curtin Student Guild president Jake Wittey.

“We have beautiful grounds at Curtin, but they are quite expansive,” he said.

“Cycling through the grounds not only gives you a different perspective of the gardens and facilities but it also reduces your travel time between classes.

“The SoBi system is great because it allows students to log in and see where the closest bike is and drop it off wherever for the next person to use.”

The 30 red bicycles stand out on campus and are fitted with locks which can be used with conventional bike racks and fences.