After a month of implementation of the shared bicycle service in Bogotá with the tembici application, the first operation report was released where 15,000 trips were recorded in the city, which represents 175,000 kilometers traveled.
According to the app, these numbers are “at the level of large cities on a global scale” to be the initial stage of the project.
“The results demonstrate our commitment, in terms of meeting the need to complement first or last mile mobility, improve people’s well-being and contribute to the reduction of CO2 emissions, this being one of the pillars of our vision to inspire a global mobility revolution, always thinking about caring for the environment”, indicated Simón Pinilla, general manager of the company for Colombia.
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It is estimated that in this period 12 tons of Co2 were avoided, which is equivalent to 89 trees planted.
At the same time, Sunday is the day that concentrates the greatest number of trips with 20%, being a mobility option for pleasure or well-being.
Among the options offered by the brand for Bogotanos, there are mechanical and electric bicycles, with storage, space for minors and one adapted for people with disabilities. The use can be given with a daily rate or paying per month giving the option of making four trips a day, each of 60 minutes, and with an additional rate per minute.
The cost is 890 Colombian pesos to withdraw it, the daily plan of 9,900, month of 31,990 or annual of 191,000 in the case of mechanics. For electric companies, the withdrawal value is 1,890 pesos. In both cases, the additional minute costs 150 pesos.
In the case of the manocletas, which is an accessory for wheelchairs, and for bicycles with a basket, the prices are as follows: 1,890 pesos for the withdrawal, the value per minute of 300 pesos, the daily plan for 14,900 pesos and the monthly for 29,900. The difference with the two previous vehicles is that there is no travel limit.
In the capital there are 150 stations located between the 26th street and the 127th street and between the NQS Avenue and the Av. Circunvalar, so you can take advantage of road corridors such as Carrera 7, Carrera 11, North Freeway, among others.
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With this service, Bogota It is the second city in the country that has shared bicycles. Medellin was the first and its system, EnCicla, is much broader, being the second largest in all of Latin America behind Mexico City which has several companies involved such as Ecobici, Mobike, Vbike and Dezba.