More E-Bikes Resources

Micromobility, Equity and Sustainability

Source: International Transport Forum (ITF)
Examines micromobility trends and reviews its benefits and social costs to help develop governance frameworks and regulations that maximize the contributions of e-scooters, electric bikes, and pedal bikes to more sustainable mobility while minimizing negative effects.
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Differences between Shared and Personal Micromobility

Source: Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment)
Finds that trip distance, precipitation, and access are fundamental to mode choice and that personal e-scooters and e-bikes emit less CO2 than the transport modes they replace, while shared e-scooters and e-
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E-Cars Not the Only Answer for Reducing Carbon Emissions: E-Bikes Overlooked

Source: Treehugger
Reports that from any basis of comparison—speed of rollout, cost, equity, safety, the space taken for driving or parking, embodied carbon or operating energy—e-bikes beat e-cars for most people, however,
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Multiple Effects of E-Biking on Older Adults Observational Study

Source: Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice
Studies Flemish and Dutch older adults to examine the effects of starting to e-bike on total and conventional biking frequencies, walking for transport, self-rated health, functionality and life space area.
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Los Angeles, CA: E-Bike Last Mile Package Delivery

Source: Fast Company
Reports on a program in Los Angeles, CA that will use a network of hubs to disperse pre-packed cargo containers pulled by e-bikes to make the last mile of shipping deliveries and reduce time stuck in traffic and carbon emissions.
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Other Countries Pay People to Ride Bikes and E-Bikes to Work

Source: electrek
Reports on the over 300 bike-to-work programs outside of the US that usually involve a per mile or kilometer employee tax incentive or bike purchase assistance. Briefly describes programs in Belgium, The Netherlands,
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Cities Grapple with Where to Allow E-Bikes to Travel

Source: Wired
Reports that cities are grappling with: e-bike use in parks or on trails and greenways that ban motorized vehicles; the concerns of people walking who feel threatened by heavier, faster bikes; and the lack of accurate data about crashes and injuries related to e-
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The Future of E-Bikes on Public Lands: How to Effectively Manage a Growing Trend

Source: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)
Offers a comprehensive framework to study the opportunities and challenges related to e-bikes in a public lands context.
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Micromobility: Data Challenges Associated with Assessing the Prevalence and Risk of Electric Scooter and Electric Bicycle Fatalities and Injuries

Source: National Transportation Safety Board
Examines data collection and analysis challenges associated with e-scooters and e-bikes.
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Recycling Spent E-Bike Lithium Ion Batteries

Source: PeopleForBikes
Observes that millions of lithium ion batteries used in e-bikes need to be disposed of properly at their end of life.
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