UAlg Eco Bike Projet
UAlg Eco Bike
The UAlg Eco Bike project allows the UAlg's community to take and use bikes for free and temporarily. The main goal of this project is promoting the practice of physical and sports activity, associated to the new ways of light mobility more sustainable, through the adoption of the alternative transportation.
The system has currently 100 bicycles, differentiated by size Small, Medium and Large.
Consult regulation here
Application dates: Applications are open permanently
Application Form here
ENROLLMENT AND BICYCLE PICKUP
After the deadline for submitting, and after examining applications, the user will be contacted to pick up the bicycle assigned to him/her. Pickup must be made within a period of five working days at the headquarters of the Academic Association of the University of Algarve, Campus da Penha.
When picking up the bicycle, the user must present the following documents:
- Identification document;
- Proof of link to the institution;
- Proof of personal accident and liability insurance;
- Term of acceptance/responsibility;
- Security deposit of 30 euros (cash).
>> Personal accident and liability insurance here: The option presented here is the registration with the Portuguese Federation of Cycling and Bicycle Users. Registration includes sports insurance suitable for daily cycling on the public road (training and commuting) in the amount of 29.50 euros/year. It is at the current time the most affordable solution.
>> Acceptence/Responsability Term here
>> Security deposit: The security deposit will be returned to the user when returning the bike if in conditions similar to that of the pickup, except for natural wear due to use.
PROJECT PARTNER ENTITY
A Oficina BikeMe do Agrupamento de Escolas Pinheiro e Rosa carries out maintenance, overhaul or repair of conventional bicycles, such as adjusting / replacing gears and brakes, wheel breakdown, cleaning and lubricating the transmission, assembling components, among others. The maintenance, overhaul or repair services carried out on bicycles from the UAlg Eco Bike project are free of charge for their users, except for the material needed for it.
Schedule: Tuesday, 9h30-12h00, Escola Secundária Pinheiro e Rosa, Rua António Gedeão nº 1, 8005-546 Faro.
By appointment the services can be performed at Escola Básica Dr. José Neves Júnior, Rua Dr. Emilio José Campos Coroa, 8005-218 Faro.
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Telephone: 289 888 444