The Sant Cugat hub is located in the train station of Mira-Sol in the municipality of Sant Cugat (Metropolitan Area of Barcelona). It is part of a broader policy context to promote the use of bicycles.
Increase the use of bicycles among commuters in combination with public transport.
Increase the use of cargo e-bikes among local residents visiting the shopping mall.
Develop decision support for policymakers and developers on where to locate what kind of hubs.
Foster the use of cargo e-bikes by the shopkeepers of the shopping mall.
The Mira-Sol SmartHub in Sant Cugat de Vallès was installed in July of 2021. The pilot was effective in bringing 92 additional unique users of Bicibox, who used the service 698 times as the year 2022 got underway. The Bicibox solution in Sant Cugat de Vallès was indeed proved to enhance bike use among commuters, combining this with public transportation. User experience was overall very positive.