oBike's bicycle removal in progress as deadline nears

Top: A logistics company worker loading a lorry with oBike bicycles in Choa Chu Kang Avenue 3 earlier this month. Above: The discarded bikes at a recycling firm in Tuas last week. Compacted oBike bicycles (foreground) at a recycling firm in Sungei Ka
Compacted oBike bicycles (foreground) at a recycling firm in Sungei Kadut earlier this month. Lawyer Nicolas Tang said oBike's liquidators likely found scrapping to be the faster and cheaper option to recover funds for creditors.PHOTOS: MARK CHEONG
Top: A logistics company worker loading a lorry with oBike bicycles in Choa Chu Kang Avenue 3 earlier this month. Above: The discarded bikes at a recycling firm in Tuas last week. Compacted oBike bicycles (foreground) at a recycling firm in Sungei Ka
A logistics company worker loading a lorry with oBike bicycles in Choa Chu Kang Avenue 3 earlier this month.PHOTOS: MARK CHEONG, LIN ZHAOWEI FOR THE STRAITS TIMES
Top: A logistics company worker loading a lorry with oBike bicycles in Choa Chu Kang Avenue 3 earlier this month. Above: The discarded bikes at a recycling firm in Tuas last week. Compacted oBike bicycles (foreground) at a recycling firm in Sungei Ka
The discarded bikes at a recycling firm in Tuas last week.PHOTOS: MARK CHEONG, LIN ZHAOWEI FOR THE STRAITS TIMES

Some town councils report big fall in fleet size, but clearance slow in Jurong-Clementi area

Bike-sharing firm oBike's two-wheelers continue to be cleared from the streets here, two weeks ahead of the deadline.

Ang Mo Kio Town Council chairman Ang Hin Kee said more than 60 per cent of the oBikes in his area have been removed.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on July 19, 2018, with the headline 'oBike's bicycle removal in progress as deadline nears'. Print Edition | Subscribe