E-Bikes

Row of silver and blue Divvy e-bikes at bike share station in Chicago, Illinois.

E-Bikes Contributing to Bike Share Growth

Shared mobility users are gravitating toward e-bikes, which make cycling easier and more accessible for a larger segment of the population.

May 5, 2024 - Route Fifty

Green painted two-way bike lane with bike symbols and arrows.

It’s National Bike Month — Is Your City Safe for Cycling?

Getting more people on bikes requires safe, comfortable bike infrastructure and connectivity to transit.

May 2, 2024 - Diana Ionescu

Divvy Chicago

Divvy Introduces E-Bike Charging Docks

New, circular docks let e-bikes charge at stations, eliminating the need for frequent battery swaps.

April 25, 2024 - Streetsblog Chicago

Row of yellow Pacers Bikeshare bikes at station in downtown Indianapolis, Indiana.

Indy Bikeshare System Turns 10, Expands to E-Bikes

Pacers Bikeshare riders logged over 700,000 rides since the system launched in 2014.

April 24, 2024 - Indy Today

Two people on bikes on trail on green lawn with Denver, Colorado skyline in background.

Colorado Bike Shops Slow to Join E-Bike Rebate Program

The state says starting in 2025, they will be able to reimburse businesses on a quarterly rather than annual basis.

April 4, 2024 - Colorado Public Radio

Woman in purple helmet on orange e-bike with baby in seat on back of bike.

E-Bike Lending Libraries Offer Free Access to a New Mode

For people who can’t afford to buy an e-bike, or aren’t sure if they want to make the investment, e-bike libraries offer a risk-free way to try one out.

March 18, 2024 - Streetsblog USA

Blue and white Pittsburgh bike share bikes lined up at a station with a red city bus on street in background.

Micromobility Operators Call for Better Links to Transit

For shared mobility to succeed, systems must tap into the connectivity and funding potential offered by closer collaboration with public transit.

March 4, 2024 - GovTech

An electric bicycle is shown with the legs of a human who is riding the e-bike.

Oregon Bill Would Ban E-Bikes for Riders Under 16

State lawmakers seek to change Oregon e-bike laws following the death of a 15-year old last summer.

March 1, 2024 - Oregon Capital Chronical

Person on folding electric bike wearing messenger bag resting foot on ground on urban street.

New Jersey Senate Committee Passes E-Bike Insurance Bill

Lawmakers say the admittedly flawed bill will undergo changes before its final passage.

February 18, 2024 - StreetsBlog NYC

Green painted bike lane in New York City protected by concrete planters with Citi Bike station visible in background on sidewalk.

Leading Micromobility Trends for 2024: From Urban Streets to Regional Implementation

The proliferation of micromobility as a viable transportation mode offers the opportunity for cities to reimagine how they allocate public space.

January 9, 2024 - Jim MacRae

Promotional photo of diverse group of young people sitting on colorful bench with their Bublr bike share e-bikes parked in front of them.

Milwaukee Bike Share More Popular Than Ever

The city’s Bublr Bikes provided over 100,000 rides in 2023 so far.

November 22, 2023 - Spectrum News 1

People on bike share bikes on bridge with Minneapolis, Minnesota skyline in background

Tracking the Recovery of Shared Mobility

A new report outlines ridership trends and the keys to success for bike and scooter share systems.

November 9, 2023 - Smart Cities Dive

Blue Citi Bike bicycles parked at a station in New York City with blurred brick brownstones in background.

Citi Bike’s New Contract: What You Need to Know

Double the e-bikes, but no system expansion: an outline of what riders can expect from Citi Bike’s new agreement with the city.

November 7, 2023 - StreetsBlog NYC

Black e-bike with red food delivery bags locked at bike rack on New York City street.

New York Launches Nation’s First Micromobility Trade-In Program

The program addresses safety concerns about e-bikes and e-scooters by letting residents trade in non-UL compliant devices.

September 19, 2023 - Smart Cities Dive

Rear view of man riding electric bike wearing business suit with large leather messenger bag slung across his back

Taking on the Bad E-Bike Takes

How to spot a bad-faith e-bike story.

August 10, 2023 - Streetsblog USA

Close-up of Citi Bike electric shared bikes parked at a station

Why Can’t Citi Bike Keep its E-Bikes Running?

Citi Bike’s e-bikes are becoming too popular for their own good as Lyft struggles to keep up with maintenance and charging.

August 1, 2023 - Curbed

Three people riding e-bikes on park trail

Raleigh Introduces E-Bike Voucher Program

More cities are incentivizing the use of e-bikes for short trips by offering rebates to residents.

June 13, 2023 - WUNC

CoGo bike share station with black bikes in front of Columbus City Hall, Ohio

Columbus Launches E-Bike Rebate Program

The Ohio capital will offer rebates for residents purchasing e-bikes as part of its goals to reduce carbon emissions and encourage active transportation.

May 16, 2023 - Axios

Close-up of person on electric mountain bike on gravel path

Colorado To Launch E-Bike Rebate Program Statewide

On the heels of Denver’s highly successful e-bike incentive program, a statewide program will provide rebates to all Colorado residents.

May 9, 2023 - Colorado Public Radio

White electric bike logo on asphalt

California E-Bike Rebate Takes Shape

The California Air Resources Board plans to launch an e-bike incentive program later this year.

April 30, 2023 - Streetsblog California

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