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January 8, 2020

A new study from Deloitte predicts what we have said before: e-bikes will eat cars.

Recently, after calling the teens the decade of the bicycle, I predicted that the Twenties would be the decade of e-mobility.

Now the big consultancy, Deloitte, makes its technology, media and telecommunications predictions for 2020 and calls e-bikes the next big thing.

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December 26, 2019

Bike-sharing has revolutionized urban transport over the last decade, and some studies are predicting that electric bicycles, which are easy to use in hilly cities, will become the go-to mobility solution, with forecasts of more than 130 million units set to be sold globally between 2020 and 2023.

The number of bike-sharing options in cities around the world...

December 17, 2019

The new bike fix-it stations that are going to be installed along Schuylkill River Trail will make the lives of many riders traveling along the path a lot easier, writes Gina Tomaine for the Philadelphia Magazine.

The first of the planned seven stations became available at the trail’s Walnut Street Trailhead in Philadelphia for regular use on Dec. 12. It...

December 6, 2019

Amazon, DHL and UPS will test cargo bikes in New York City as alternatives to traditional delivery vans in a pilot project city officials hope will result in reduced congestion, improved air quality and a safer environment for pedestrians.

Amazon will begin by using 90 bikes to help deliver groceries out of three Whole Foods locations. DHL will start with thr...

November 5, 2019

Cities across the country, including New York, Washington, Boston and San Francisco have launched bike-share programs as sustainable transportation alternatives that ease traffic congestion, improve public health, and cut carbon emissions. Cyclists in those cities, meanwhile, have embraced bike-sharing to make their commutes faster, cheaper, and more fun. La...

September 30, 2019

Minneapolis officials want more people riding public transportation, scooters and Nice Ride bicycles to their destinations. Getting more people walking is high on their wish list, too.

At the same time, the city wants to reduce its carbon footprint.

That’s what has led to new spots called mobility hubs where multiple modes of non-automobile transportation inte...

September 4, 2019

The National Parks Service (NPS) recently rolled out a new policy on August 30 that will allow people to ride e-bikes within the parks. E-bikes had been appearing on their trails more and more frequently, so administration crafted a policy to help manage and regulate their use.

According to the press release, park visitors will be able to use e-bikes in...

August 29, 2019

It just became a whole lot easier to route-plan with Google Maps, Google’s cross-platform mapping service for mobile and the web. The Mountain View tech giant this morning announced that Maps will gain a feature that’ll let you string public transit directions together with biking and ride-sharing options. It’ll roll out in the coming weeks on Android and iO...

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