The Bogor City Government provides a paid electric bicycle that residents can use to get around the center of Bogor City. As an initial stage, as many as 665 electric bicycles were distributed at 100 rental points in Bogor City.
Bogor Mayor Bima Arya said the presence of a paid electric bicycle was a starting point for the City of Bogor to enter a new era of electricity-based and environmentally friendly public transportation.
“Today, the city of Bogor is entering the era of electric vehicles, starting with getting its citizens to use electric vehicles, electric bicycles, electric motorcycles and electric cars,” said Bima at the Pedestrian Tugu Kujang, Bogor City, Friday (23/9/2022).
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Bima said, as many as 665 electric bicycles will be distributed at 100 rental points in the city of Bogor. This electric bicycle can be rented and used by residents to go to school to work.
“So this is the first collaboration in Indonesia by PT. Beam Mobility Indonesia with the city government. In this first stage there are 100 points (rental) with 665 units of electric bicycles, this is for this first stage,” said Bima Arya.
“So residents of Bogor, residents of Jakarta who go to Bogor, can use this electric bicycle. The use of this electric bicycle is only in the city center with a radius of 60 kilometers from each point,” he added.
Bima said that the path to be used by electric bicycles would be integrated with the existing bicycle lanes in the city of Bogor. Bogor City Transportation Service (Dishub) officers will patrol the compliance of electric cyclists in Bogor City.
“Operational vehicles at the city government will also start this year and next year, we hope that electric buses will also start operating in the city of Bogor,” said Bima.
“Currently, Bogor City is also in the process of preparing the conversion of diesel buses into electric buses and the conversion of city transportation into electric-powered transportation and operational vehicles within the Bogor City Government with electric vehicles,” he added.
Currently, the City of Bogor is also in the process of preparing the conversion of diesel buses into electric buses and the conversion of city transportation into electric-powered transportation as well as operational vehicles within the Bogor City Government with electric vehicles.
“We provide insurance for its users. So that when something happens on the road when people use electric bicycles, they are already covered by insurance,” said Ady.
“And this has been specially designed, so it can only be used at 100 points in the Bogor City area. So if it crosses the district boundary, it can’t be used,” he added.