Beijing and Shanghai have given no indication of whether the bans will be lifted.
Other bike-rental companies are considering raising prices, as warmer weather brings a likely rebound in trip numbers.
Bike companies have a longer time for implementation than previously announced.
Discarded bikes are languishing after the rental-bike boom went bust due to high retrieval costs.
The bike rental bubble popped a long time ago. Now, a new group of companies are taking a different approach to their predecessors.
As the bike-rental craze cools down, so do Chinese firms’ ambitious globalization plans.
The law comes as concern mounts about the financial stability of a number of mobility firms in the rental economy sector.
Didi hopes new strategies will help it complete a U-turn that will get it out of the dead-end in which it finds itself.
Foshan will require Mobike, ofo, and other bike rental companies to hand over users blacklisted for bad parking.
Didi’s struggles in the bike-rental market led to a launch of its own brand, Qingju.