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Micromobility: Cities Should Embrace Electric Bikes

December 10th, 2020 | by Michael Barnard

Electric bikes make everyone healthier. They reduce the societal subsidy for driving cars. They increase productivity. They increase the economy. They reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Cities and countries should be promoting them as avidly as possible. But do they

The Biggest Constraint On E-Scooter & E-Bike Growth?

December 7th, 2020 | by Cynthia Shahan

As part of our increased coverage of electric scooters and bikes (“micromobility” or MM), we’re running a three-part deep dive into the main barrier to MM’s growth: Winning and keeping the permission of city officials to operate, known also as community engagement

2020 RadRover Step-Thru E-Bike Review

December 2nd, 2020 | by Jennifer Sensiba

So far, we are very happy with the RadRover Step-Thru. The experience has been very similar to the normal frame RadRover, but with some neat differences that would probably help many of our readers

1st Micromobility Research Fund Launched In UK … By Ford

December 2nd, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan

US automaker Ford has also been getting more serious about micromobility. Among other things, it owns Spin, an e-scooter company, and via Spin, it has just announced a £100,000 fund for independent UK research about micromobility policy

Shared Micromobility Is Replacing Car Trips

November 30th, 2020 | by U.S. Department of Energy

In a 2019 survey of seven cities, 45% of those using shared micromobility (bikes and scooters) said that they would have completed their trips using a personal vehicle or rideshare vehicle if the bike/scooter was not available

Townie Path Go! E-Bike: A Premium, Sturdy Electric Bike For Commuters & Fun

November 30th, 2020 | by Jennifer Sensiba

The Electra Townie Path Go is an expensive e-bike, but keep in mind that you get what you pay for. If you want a rock-solid e-bike that will get you to work for the next few years, or you're the kind of person who likes to buy high quality products, this is probably what you're looking for. Considering the good parts and obvious long-term durability it was built for, it's definitely worth the money, if you have it to spend

How An e-Bike Ambulance Can Save Lives

November 29th, 2020 | by Jennifer Sensiba

At first glance, the idea of an e-bike ambulance sounds absurd. Where would the patient go? How does this get an injured or dying person from wherever they are to much needed hospital care

The Pandemic Is Shifting Urban Transport To Micromobility

November 28th, 2020 | by Jennifer Sensiba

In a recent article at The Economist, data are showing that urban commuters are shifting away from public transit and to alternatives. While cars are on the rise, other factors are steering commuters to electric scooters, bicycles, and presumably e-bikes

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