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Masivo Integrado de Occidente

The Masivo Integrado de Occidente , also referred to as MIO, is a bus rapid transit system that serves Santiago de Cali, Colombia. The system is operated through articulated buses which move in dedicated lanes. Approximately the 97% of the spatial perimeter of the city will be involved by this system, involving nearly 243 kilometers. The MIO will cover approximately 72% of Cali's public transportation needs. This especially benefits the poor population.

This project will be set in motion by an investment of US$405 million; of which, 70% will be contributed by the Colombian government and the remaining 30% by the municipality of Cali. These resources are destined to finance MIO's infrastructure: construction of trunks, fueling stations, rest stops, the system of stations, pedestrian bridges, terminals, and yards. The buses will have a capacity of 160 passengers and will circulate exclusively on the trucks; in turn, the register type buses will transport between 80 and 100 people and they will travel through tramways and special diversions.


The standard fare is of $1.500 PESOS, about US$0.60.

Hours of operation

The regular operation of the system is from 5:00AM to 11:00PM.

Routes and stations

;Trunk routes

Carrera 100

Calle 5ta

Carrera 15

Calle 15 (one way)

Calle 13 (one way)

Carrera 1ra

;Transferring terminals

Terminal sur

Terminal plaza de toros

Terminal puerto Mallarino

Terminal Calima

External links

Metrocali Homepage

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