Partial Fuel Energy Answer for America, A: Electric Bikes
Publication date: February 2010
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How electric bikes may help reshape urban transportation-slashing fuel use and carbon emissions, and improving convenience, too.
Battery-equipped electric bikes have the potential to change the commuter game radically. Even if limited to 15-20 mph, they'll be able to use the bike paths or reserved lanes many cities are building into their plans. If just 20-30% of short urban trips shift to "e-bikes," fuel use will drop enough to help bridge us to a cleaner, more secure energy future....
If you liked this Element, read more from Robert U. Ayres and Edward H. Ayres, including Crossing the Energy Divide (ISBN: 9780137015443).
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