Tel-Aviv: Retrofitting bike racks for secure and connected micromobility parking


Tel Aviv-Yafo (Israel)

Challenge area:

Mobility Infrastructure

Implementation period:


Supported by: EIT Urban Mobility

The Challenge

Every 18 minutes a bicycle or scooter is stolen in Tel Aviv. Theft is ranked as the second most important reason for not using micro mobility. The city wants to address this pain point so that micro and active mobility users feel their vehicles are secure and ridership grows.

The solution should meet at least one of the following objectives:

  • Providing secure parking facilities or mitigation
  • Theft Prevention solutions: Education/ Detterence/ Law-Enforcement
  • Retreiving vehicles post-theft

The Solution

MOSA, a London-based IoT startup, offers intelligent cycle parking and management solutions that help property owners and cities provide smart and secure cycle parking by digitising existing bike racks with patent-pending lock technology. ​

25% of bicycle owners put off cycling due to the fear of bicycle theft. Anxiety over bike theft is exacerbated when people own higher-value e-bikes and e-scooters. Additionally, space owners face regulations on bicycle parking provision and struggle to manage the surging parking demand for various cycle vehicles.​

MOSA's mission is to bring free-to-use smart and secure cycle parking to everyone regardless of their gender, age and income. The patent-pending smart lock technology converts conventional racks into smart and secure parking spaces for various cycle vehicles. With that, space owners, B2B customers, can turn their bike parking spaces into intelligent cycle parking hubs.​