e-bike Rio Minho

Inserted in a set of public policies for planning and sustainable development, which includes the promotion of cycle paths and cycling routes, believing in the importance that this has for the quality of life of communities, the EGTC Rio Minho, in partnership with the Eurocities Cerveira-Tomiño, Tui-Valença and Monção-Salvaterra, promotes the sustainable smooth mobility project: e-bike Rio Minho – Electric bicycle sharing system, – within the scope of the Smart_Minho project, co-financed by Interreg V-A.

This smooth -non-polluting- mobility network for the non-polluting transport of people, for work or leisure, as a valid alternative or complementary to the existing modes of transport, will contribute to:

  • obvious gains for public health, through the physical exercise it promotes among its users and the consequent well-being of the people who adopt it;
  • improve mobility, freeing up public space for other functions;
  • reduction of noise and consequent noise pollution;
  • significant reduction of polluting gases in urban environments, reducing dependence on fossil fuels and considerably improving the quality of the air we breath.

How it works:

  • Register at one of the service desks, obtain your user card, or download the Rio Minho e-bike application from the Glooge Play Store or the Apple Store.
  • Swipe the Rio Minho e-bike user card on the reader marked in green to unlock or activate the bike using the app;
  • After a beep, you have 30 seconds to remove your bike (if you detect any anomaly, you have 5 minutes to change your bike);
  • Each use takes place for a maximum period of 3 hours a day (consecutive or not and you will only be able to pick up a new bike after 15 minutes);
  • Return the bicycle to the physical and/or virtual stations at the end of each use and verify that it has been safely anchored (if using the virtual station, the user is obliged to verify in the Rio Minho e-bike APP that the system recognizes the good delivery of the bicycle by displaying the message “Obrigado/Thank you“, or by checking that the bicycle reader light has turned green).

Opening hours:

June – September: Every day, 8:00-20:00 hours (PT time).

October – May: Every day, 9:00-17:30 hours (PT time).

Closed: January 1st, December 24th, 25th and 31st.

Test:

It will be possible to carry out a test at the service points and experience the system for a short period (maximum 10 minutes), on a predefined route and without the need for registration.

Points of attention:

Eurocidade Cerveira – Tomiño:

Tourist post of Vila Nova de Cerveira

Monday-Saturday, 9:30-13:00 hours / 14:00-17:30 hours (PT time)

Tlf. +351 251 708 023

House of the Tomiño Council

Monday-Friday, 8:00 – 14:00 hours (GL time)

Tlf. +34 986 622 001

Eurocidade Tui – Valença:

Municipal Swimming Pool Valença

Monday-Friday, 9:00- 18:00 hours (PT time)

Saturdays, 9:00 – 14:00 hours (PT time)

Tlf. +351 251 809 523

TuiTourist Office

Every day, 9:30-14:00 hours / 16:00-19:00 hours (GL time)

Tlf. +34 677 418 405

Eurocidade Monção – Salvaterra:

Monção Tourism Interactive Store

Every day, 10:00-13:00 / 14:00-18:00 hours (PT time)

Tlf. +351 251 649 013

Monção Riverside Tourist Information Office

Monday to Friday, 9:00 – 13:00 / 14:00 -17:00 (PT time)

Tlf. +351 961 146 871

Salvaterra de Miño Council House

Monday-Friday, 9:00 – 14:00 hours (GL time)

Tlfs. +34 986 658 126 / 986 658 082

Museum of Wine Science

Friday, Saturday, Sunday and holidays, 11:00 – 14:00 hours / 17:00-19:00 hours (GL time)

Tlf. +34 617 148 866

Users:

Users Service Desks Documents Observations
Citizens of Monção, Valença, Vila Nova de Cerveira, Salvaterra de Miño, Tui and Tomiño aged 18 or over. In their municipality of residence. Citizen card
Tax domicile certificate
Sign usage rules
You can choose to use the application or issue a user card.
Residents in the territory of the EGTC Rio Minho aged 18 or over. At one of the service desks in your country of residence (Portuguese in PT and Galician in GL). Citizen card
Tax domicile certificate
Sign usage rules
You can choose to use the application or issue a user card.
Public and private collective entities based in the municipalities of Monção, Valença, Vila Nova de Cerveira, Salvaterra de Miño, Tomiño and Tui. In the municipality where the entity is registered. Citizen card of the Legal
Representative Permanent certificate
Sign usage rules
You are entitled to a maximum of 3 cards per entity.
Occasional users They must use the Rio Minho e-bike application with a deposit of €150, which is automatically withdrawn from the associated credit card, being returned 48 hours after use, if there is no damage to the equipment.

Stations and Usage Perimeter:

* THE USE OF THE RIO MINHO E-BIKE ELECTRIC BIKES IS CIRCUMSCRIBED TO THE AREAS IDENTIFIED ON THE MAP.
** BICYCLES MUST BE DELIVERED TO ONE OF THE STATIONS IN EUROCITY WHERE THE TRIP BEGINS.
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