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Mexico City’s Ecobici to Offer Shared Electric Bikes

Mexico News Daily
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June 10, 2017

Mayor Mancera presents the new electric bicycles (Megalópolis)

Mexico City’s shared bicycle program is going electric: users will soon have 28 new stations from which they can check out one of the 340 new electric bicycles to be offered by Ecobici.

Mexico City Mayor Miguel Ángel Mancera presented the new models this week, calling them unique in Latin America.

Mancera explained during celebrations of World Environment Day that installation of the new electric Ecobici charging stations will begin this month, a process that will finish by the end of September.

The electric bicycles will offer a “real, substantial benefit to three boroughs,” he said, “Miguel Hidalgo, Cuauhtémoc and Benito Juárez. The stations will be separated by about 2.5 kilometers.

Users will be able to plan their trips by consulting a map on a touch screen display in each of the stations, where they will also be able to charge their mobile devices.

The map is important, remarked the mayor, because the bicycles can only be turned in at similar charging-enabled stations.

The new bikes are equipped with manual brakes and gear shifts, and an electric motor than can easily tackle six-degree grades. Users will be able to double the average trip length, from eight kilometers with regular bikes, to more than 16 kilometers with the new version.

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