LimeBikes, the dockless bike-share startup, announced Monday at CES that it will roll out between 4,000 and 5,000 electric-assist bicycles to its fleet this year. The bikes will be available starting this month in existing LimeBike markets, including Seattle; Miami; Scottsdale, Arizona; Southern California; and greater San Francisco Bay Area.
Park City, Summit county, Utah has implemented the nation’s first fully electric bike sharing program in hopes to reduce their carbon footprint and to provide an alternative means of transportation. Dozens of riders have already shown their support and as a result, Phase 2 will begin in 2018 with
Bixi taking over the bike share niche. Bixi (and its various local variations) are already present in 15 cities and two U.S. university campuses. PBSC says it’s having “serious discussions” with another dozen cities in the Americas, Europe and Asia. Read the full story here. by
Orwell housing projects to get electric bike share program. Locating the electric bike share in the housing project is expected to lower the number of car trips by residents. Read the full story here. by
Costs less than Metro trips, with a 25 euro membership. So far, 1000 ebikes in the system, that has 50,000 current members. $1000 more on the way. It’s too popular for it’s own good so far, since often all the bikes are in use. Read the full story here.
Electric bike share hubs to be located near public transport links, and the colleges in Leicester. Leicester City Council transport director Andrew Smith said: “If we are successful with the bid, Leicester will be able to demonstrate how electric bikes could be used to help business travel, travel to work
The University aims to increase bike use for trips to meetings on campus, as well as trips to and from home. An existing program where electric and regular bikes are supplied by Ebike Centres is to be expanded. Liam Dunphy, Ebike Centres managing director, said: “They have several campuses in Leicester
Next year, the bike share will also include electric bikes. With 200 new stations and an additional 2,000 bicycles, the total area covered by the shared bikes would go from the current five square miles to 42 square miles — making connections from North Seattle College to South Seattle College.
Input is been sought on a proposal to implement a bike sharing program. Both pedaled and electric bikes may be offered for hire. Anna Francis, Frome Town Council’s energy and recycling officer said, “Frome is a brilliant place to cycle but the hills surrounding the town put many people off. We
One reason people don’t bike to work is safety. The other reason? Sweat. GenZe’s e-bike models use the same Samsung batteries as the Tesla Model S to help supplement your pedaling. The battery is actually removable, so you can take it out of the bike and charge it at work