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Going green in Taipei: Free coffee for cyclists at YouBike stations and free parking for electric scooters

30712983_1520738211385165_2867915661465238405_nBy Stephanie Chao, Eye on Taiwan staff writer

The Taipei City Government has designated each Friday as “Green Transportation Day,” during which it offers free coffee and snacks for cyclists at certain YouBike stations.

The measure is a part of the city government’s efforts to encourage citizens to support the green environment by riding bikes instead of driving cars for transportation.

Started as a promotion with some success last year, the city government has decided to fully implement the measure by increasing the number of stations to 15 this year due to popular demand.

31084105_1520737864718533_4283555424701951653_nA maximum of 35 tumblers are also given away at each station every day. The Taipei Department of Transportation has encouraged commuters who have received the free tumblers to continue to use them for free refills on Fridays.

The free coffee and snacks for cyclist commuters begin at 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. during the daily commute for most office workers. Commuters need only to ride to the station and get their freebies, according to the department.

The designated 15 stations include: Mingshen Dunhua Southwest side (民生敦化西南側), Taipei World Trade Center 2nd Station, Taipei World Trade Center Hall 3, Songshan Train Station, NTNU Library Station, Gongguan Metro Station Exit 2, Jiantan Metro Station Exit 2, Daan Metro Station Exit 3, Taipower Building Metro Station Exit 3, Ximen Metro Station Exit 3, Dongmen Station Exit 4, Nanjing Sanmin Station Exit 1, Songjiang Nanjing Metro Station Exit 7, intersection of Dunhua South Road and Keelung Road, and intersection of Nanjing East Road and Jianguo North Road. 

In a similar effort to improve air quality and decrease air pollution, Ministry of Economic Affairs Industrial Development Bureau, Environmental Protection Administration and Taipei City’s Department of Environmental Protection have offered subsidies to those buying electric scooters, resulting in 14,304 licensed scooters running in the capital, according to government statistics.

Starting from May 1, owners of electric scooters can enjoy free parking at roadside parking slots for scooters or outdoor parking lots for two years.

Those who park at a ticket-based parking lot should show their electric scooter licenses to the management center inside the parking lot before exiting to enjoy the free parking.

網頁The city government has also offered other public transportation incentives to encourage commuters, such as the newly released Taipei Metro 30-day monthly pass.

The one-month all-pass ticket, priced at NT$1,280 (US$43.9), offers unlimited travel on Taipei Metro trains and buses in Taipei and New Taipei City. It also includes free usage of YouBikes for the first 30 minutes during the one-month period. Commuters looking to purchase the ticket can buy at the information desks of various metro stations or the ticket kiosks.

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