Donkey Republic in Neuchâtel
100 free annual Donkey Republic passes are available for Microcity staff members.
Microcity employees can obtain a free annual subscription by contacting the Microcity secretariat. The coupon given also gives access to many additional offers.
- Install the iOS or Android Donkey Republic app. On the “Profile” tab, create your account using your EPFL e-mail address.
Booking your bike
When a bike is available, it is displayed on the map. Click on it and follow the procedure. Rental is free for 12 hours at the most.
Unlocking the bike
When you are close to the bike you rented, click on your rental, then on “Unlock”. The lock opens automatically after 5 seconds. The location service and your Bluetooth connection must be on.
Locking and unlocking
Push down the lock handle when you take a break, then click on “Unlock” in the app when you’re ready to go.
Returning the bike to the pickup location
Before your rental period ends, simply take your bike back to its pickup location.
Ending your rental
Lock your bike and end your rental by first clicking on “Return”, then on “End Rental”. That’s it!
The annuel pass entitles you to:
- Have access to the bikes from the Neuchâtelroule Port station
- Reduced admission to the MEN, the MAHN, the Museum of Natural History, the Laténium and the Dürrenmatt Center
- Win tickets to festivals (Corn’Rock, Festi’Neuch, NIFFF, WAJ, Auvernier Jazz), theaters (Passage and CCN-Pommier) and to the Case à Chocs
- Obtain half-fare prices on the Navigation boats