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Number of YouBike Stations Achieves New Milestone

The Department of Transportation (DOT) announced that the number of YouBike rental stations across Taipei City has reached a new milestone! The agency inaugurated four new stations on December 16. These include “Fu-an Junior High School,” “Jihe Phase 1 Public Housing,” “Guting Junior High School,” and “Dadaocheng Park” stations.

The addition of the new facilities brings the total number of YouBike rental stations to 200, with a fleet comprising 6,538 bicycles.

The plan of DOT is to complete the construction of 30 stations by the end of 2015. Among the 33 stations completed as of today, 4 stations will soon be opened to the public. The remaining 29 stations will be inaugurated when Taiwan Power Company completes the power supply installation works.

Details of the new rental stations are as follows:

Fu-an Junior High School Station: Established in response to expectations of residents in Shezidao, the new station meets commuting needs for individuals traveling between Shezidao and Shilin commercial district.

Jihe Phase 1 Public Housing: Located at the intersection of Nanjing E. Road and Lane 59 of Xingshan Road, the station serves users traveling between Rainbow Bridge and Songshan Train Station.

Guting Junior High School: The new rental station meets the needs for those traveling between the Botanic Garden and the intersection of Guoxing Road and Qingnian Road.

Dadaocheng Park: This station is conveniently located next to the Dihua Commercial District and Yongle Fabric Market.

For more information regarding YouBike and the new rental stations, please call the 1999 Citizen Hotline, or visit the Chinese websites of DOT (www.dot.taipei.gov.tw) and YouBike (www.youbike.com.tw).