Implementation of the pedal-assist electric bicycles SOLUTIONSplus project in Dar es Salaam

EURIST, as part of the International Association of Public Transport (UITP) commission, took part in the EU Solutionsplus Project. The project aimed to demonstrate global e-mobility solutions at the city level.  EURIST is committed to delivering 16 AfricroozE’s in CKD condition to Dar es Salaam, along with 5 extra swapping batteries, following a training workshop. FASTA received 14 e-bikes for parcel deliveries to enhance collaboration with the Aga Khan Hospital for medical supplies, while DIT utilized the remaining two for research.  During the test phase, data was collected from January to July 2023 to analyze e-bike usage and performance, including trips, distances traveled, and income variations among drivers. Drivers‘ feedback after the project indicated successful adoption of e-bikes, resulting in improved delivery services despite challenges with spare parts, batteries, and safety.