The hub in Setúbal is part of a development program to promote the use of public transport and bicycles among residents in the wider metropolitan area surrounding Lisbon.
Increase the use of bicycles among commuters and visitors in combination with public transport.
Reduce traffic congestion and parking pressure coming from the high usage rates of private cars among residents and visitors.
Develop decision support for policymakers and developers on where to locate what kind of hubs.
In 2022, The SmartHub in Setubál recorded 2223 unique users and 6122 rentals per month, which indicates an average of 2,8 rentals per person per month. User experience was rated an average of 3.08 in 2022. The usage of the e-bikes has been decreasing over the months, showing that e-scooter are the preferred mode among the hub users. Regarding the rental time, e-scooters rentals have an average duration of 7,4 min while e-bikes rentals take 11,5 min.