Nature Innovation Group (Aikasa), which operates the umbrella sharing service “Aikasa” (Android version / iOS version), will start Aikasa from November 24th at facilities in Saga City centering on Saga Station. Announced that a total of 200 new installations will be made. In collaboration with Saga Prefecture’s project to promote a walking lifestyle, “Let’s walk. Saga Prefecture.”, We will contribute to creating an environment where walking can become a habit even on rainy days. do. In addition, the design of the umbrella is based on the image of “Let’s walk even on rainy days. Saga Prefecture.” That is. “Let’s walk. Saga Prefecture.” The character “Ark-san” with the logo is treated.
Also, if you start renting at a spot in Saga prefecture, the usage fee will be free for a limited time until March 31, 2022 (return is also possible outside the prefecture). You can rent up to two umbrellas at the same time. To use the app, you need to register payment information, and if you lose your umbrella, a loss fee of 864 yen (tax included) will be charged.
- Umbrella type: “Let’s walk. Saga Prefecture.” 100 design umbrellas (for both sunny and rainy weather), 100 Aikasa original black umbrellas
- Installation location: JR Saga Station (2 locations), Saga Prefectural Office (1 location), Saga Prefectural Library: 1 location, Saga City Library: 1 location, Saga University Honjo Campus: 1 location, Avance (Saga Prefectural Gender Equality Center, 1 location) , Saga TV 1F JONAI SQUARE (1 place).Other installation locations will be released on the “Let’s walk. Saga prefecture.” Site.
Saga Prefecture will walk from 2019 with the aim of solving various issues such as prevention of lifestyle-related diseases, maintenance of public transportation, reduction of traffic accidents, and revitalization of the local economy. Saga Prefecture. Is working on. As a result, Saga Prefecture’s official walking app “SAGATOCO” has achieved 73,000 downloads, and it seems that the lifestyle of walking for many people is advancing.
Furthermore, with this initiative, we have introduced Aikasa, which allows you to rent an umbrella anytime and anywhere and move empty-handed when the rain stops, so that you can move comfortably on a rainy day. offer. Moving on foot is an environmentally friendly action that suppresses CO2 emissions from cars, and is in line with Aikasa’s efforts to solve social issues. It is said that it led to the creation of an original umbrella.