Left above: 73-year-old Lu Yongling unlocks a shared bicycle using a mobile phone app on the street of Xuhui District, Shanghai, October 25, 2017.
Right above: Lu Yonglings parks and pays for a shared bicycle.
Below: Lu Yongling peddles a shared bicycle home.
Lu Yongling peddles a shared bicycle home, Shanghai, October 25, 2017.
More and more people in China have become used to making purchases and accessing services using their mobile phone. Whether they’re buying something for delivery, or booking a doctor's appointment, or hiring a shared bike, they are enjoying the benefits of scientific and technological progress.