Cali

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Overview - Cali

Located on the Cali and Cauca Rivers, Cali (Santiago de Cali) is the capital of Valle del Cauca and the third largest city by population in Colombia. It has approximately 2,227,000 inhabitants in the city proper as of 2018. The Cali metropolitan area comprised 3,400,000 residents as of the 2018 DANE census.


Cali's rapid transit network consists of six bus rapid transit lines and a gondola lift service.

MIO

Opened 2008, Masivo Integrado de Occidente (MIO) consists of six bus rapid transit lines that serve the city of Cali, Valle del Cauca and the surrounding suburbs. Colors and numerical identifiers are for MIO Zone served. All lines are owned by Metrocali S. A.

Troncal Centro

MIO Troncal Centro is a 3.5 km bus rapid transit line on a loop alignment. It runs from Santa Librada in the southwest to San Pedro and La Ermita in the northeast, serving 10 stations of which 8 are served in a single direction only. Northbound services run on Calle 15 while southbound services run on Calle 13. Nearly all trunk services on other lines through-run via this corridor onto other lines.


Troncal Centro was opened in November 2008 for trial service and March 2009 for full service.

Troncal Calle 5

MIO Troncal Calle 5 is a 9.7 km bus rapid transit line on a north-south alignment. It runs from Universidades in the south to Santa Librada in the north, serving 15 stations along Calle 5 and Carrera 100 and through-running into the Troncal Centro.


Troncal Calle 5 was opened in November 2008 for trial service and March 2009 for full service.

Troncal Carrera 1

MIO Troncal Carrera 1 is a 7 km bus rapid transit line on a northeast-southwest alignment. It runs from Terminal Paso de Comercio (formerly Calima) in the northeast to Torre Cali in the southwest, serving 11 stations along Carrera 1 of which three are in a single direction only, and through-running into the Troncal Centro.


Troncal Carrera 1 was opened in November 2008 for trial service and March 2009 for full service. Terminal Paso de Comercio was opened later, likely in Sept 2015(?).

Troncal Carrera 15

MIO Troncal Carrera 15 is a 6.9 km bus rapid transit line on an east-west alignment. It runs from Terminal Andrés Sanín in the east to Belalcázar in the west, serving 8 stations along Carrera 15, and through-running into the Troncal Centro.


Troncal Carrera 15 was opened in November 2008 for trial service and March 2009 for full service.

Troncal Avenida 3N

MIO Troncal Avenida 3N is a 3.24 km bus rapid transit line on a north-south alignment. It runs from Terminal Menga in the north to Torre de Cali in the south, serving 7 stations along Avenida 3N, and through-running into the Troncal Centro.


Troncal Avenida 3N was opened in November 2008 for trial service and March 2009 for full service, though it was only partially complete at opening. Terminal Menga was opened later.

Troncal Aguablanca

MIO Troncal Aguablanca is a 5.73 km bus rapid transit line on an east-west alignment. It runs from Nuevo Latir in the east to Cien Palos in the west, serving 9 stations, and through-running into the Troncal Centro.


Troncal Aguablanca was opened in November 2008 for trial service and March 2009 for full service, though it was only partially complete at opening. Terminal Calipso was opened later, likely in Oct(?) 2015.

MIO Cable

Opened 2015, MIO Cable consists of a gondola lift service that serves the city of Cali, Valle del Cauca and the surrounding suburbs.

MIO Cable

MIO Cable is a 2.2 km gondola lift service on an east-west. It runs from Brisas de Mayo in the west to Unidad Deportiva in the east, serving 4 stations.


MIO Cable was opened in September 2015.

References & Helpful Links

MIO at Wikipedia | MIO at Wikipedia.es

Official Website for MIO: Masivo Integrado de Occidente


Maps

Official System Map - MIO [PDF] [Last Accessed March 26, 2021]


Other Sources

Cali, Colombia at BRTDATA.org


External Citations

Asset Notes

All line colors taken from official MIO system map as of March 26, 2021.


Last Updated: Mar 27, 2021

Old Maps
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