Electric Bikes

Bikes on Marcy Ave, new York

Centering Bikes in the Future of Mobility

Those in search of high-tech solutions for urban congestion and pollution often overlook the bicycle as a powerful, if simple, tool for reducing both and improving urban transportation.

September 12, 2022 - Next City

Group of bicyclists on a city street

Missing From the Climate-Energy Legislation: Bikes!

Missing from the Democrats' Inflation Reduction Act, the significant climate legislation which passed the Senate on a 51-50 party-line vote on Sunday with Vice President Harris casting the tie-breaking vote, is any mention of bikes.

August 9, 2022 - The Washington Post

Biking in Denver

Denver Taking New Applications for Wildly Popular E-Bike Rebate Program

Residents are taking advantage of the city’s rebate program, which offers discounts of up to $1,200 on e-bikes for low-income residents.

July 12, 2022 - Westword

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

Making the Case for E-Bikes

A new white paper lays the groundwork for better e-bike incentive programs.

May 24, 2022 - Streetsblog USA

Protected bike lane New York

How To Sustain the E-Bike Boom: Make Riders Feel Safe

Riders of electric and non-electric bikes alike agree that they would ride more if they felt safer on city streets, signaling a need for an increased focus on bike infrastructure.

May 19, 2022 - Bloomberg

Electric bike charging logo on asphalt

Denver E-Bike Rebate Program Proves Wildly Popular

The city is temporarily pausing applications after the program ran out of funds less than a month after the city announced it.

May 19, 2022 - CBS Denver

BlueLA electric car, part of a shared fleet

‘Universal Basic Mobility’ Pilot Launches in Los Angeles

A new program will bring electric car sharing, an e-bike library, on-demand shuttles, and other services to South Los Angeles in an effort to give residents more transportation options.

April 28, 2022 - ABC7

Close-up of electric bicycle

Denver Announces Rebate for E-Bike Buyers

Denver residents will be eligible to receive up to $1,200 in rebates on electric bike purchases as part of an effort to help more people access sustainable transportation modes.

April 26, 2022 - KDVR

Close-up of row of Healthy Ride bike share bicycles

Pittsburgh To Revamp its Bike Share System With E-Bikes, New Stations

The system overhaul is partly due to nextbike's shift to focusing on its European markets. The new fleet will include 350 e-bikes and expand service to new neighborhoods.

March 21, 2022 - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Sunstar electric bikes displayed during the japanese festival in Geneva on the 7th october 2012

Why Are U.S. Policymakers Ignoring Electric Bikes?

The singular focus on EVs is making U.S. cities miss out on the opportunity to promote e-bikes as a more efficient and sustainable transportation mode.

December 14, 2021 - Treehugger

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