Every day more people prefer to work out and maintain a healthy life. This phenomenon is associated with greater awareness of health and the environment. Another factor is that there is more entertainment to get such a lifestyle, such as a "bicycle" system. This Monday, Bike Santiago, the pioneer of this kind of service, presented a new bicycle fleet. Its news includes new technology to help improve performance and maintenance.
At the event that took place in the Plaza de Armas Santiago, which was attended by 14 local government leaders, Complete renovation of Bike Santiago to discover 80 new stations in Santiago Centro, Providence and Bicentenario Park in Vitacura. With $ 12 million invested, 350 stations and 3,500 bikes will be added as a new transport alternative to help ease the capital's streets.
"We offer the best in terms of bicycles in Chile, so that users have a positive experience with the public transport system, thus helping to increase the experience and confidence of Bike Santiago users," said Tembici manager Tomás Martins.
In terms of trust in the product, we must remember that the company has previously suffered from critical criticism from users about problems with the collection system and the quality of the service. On the other hand, the debt that the company seems to have set for the end of Bike Santiago. However, last July, Tembici, the leading Brazilian company dealing with urban mobility in Latin America, bought 100% of the company that had previously run a bicycle rental system.
Transport system added
"EIt is an enormous help for both residents and visitors. We are proud that we are taking part in this initiative because we are channeling it to neighboring countries where our neighbors live. We support sustainable transport that is accessible to all ages, including the environment, ”said Mayor of Santiago Felipe Alessandri.
Another one that was pleased with the arrival of more stations was the mayor of Independencia, Gonzalo Durán, "which means that more neighbors will have access to this friendly transport system, which is added to the arrival of the metro and our Ciclovía plan, improving the quality of people's lives and making them independent. more integrated and integrated municipalities ’.
In addition, lNew bicycles and stations have PBSC Urban Solutions technology located in other countries such as Canada, USA, Spain, France, England and Brazil. They are designed to achieve better standards Reliability, quality, comfort and durability, reducing maintenance needs.
To use this new system, all people, including active system users, need to register using the official websiteor in the new Itaú Bike app available on the App Store and Google Play. This updated app makes registration in less than half of the time of the previous system, more intuitive and informative for users, and will be needed to use this new Bike Santiago section.
At the time of registration, current users will receive a code that will confirm the time that was already obtained before the technology change.
Daily pass will cost 2,990; monthly 6,300; 30,990 semesters and 59,900 per year. The free time will be 30 minutes, except for the one-year plan. Lastly, the additional per-minute charges will be 17 pesos and those with an annual 10 pesos.