Bike Share Toronto launches e-bike pilot
Toronto sees the installation of a new e-bike sharing as Bike Share Toronto launched a pedal-assist bike pilot program this week. The pedelecs are available on the app already, while the charging stations will be installed over the next few weeks.Weiterlesen
Scotland’s largest e-bike hire scheme Forth Bike kicks-off
The Scottish charity Forth Environment Link has launched “Scotland’s largest electric bike hire scheme” called Forth Bike. The first fleet is based at Forth Valley Royal Hospital and also part of an NHS study.Weiterlesen
LimeBike to launch pedelecs in U.S. – and soon in Europe
Californian bike sharing start-up LimeBike announced at CES to integrate 4,000 to 5,000 pedelecs into its fleets in San Francisco, Seattle and Miami. Soon after, the company wants to tackle the European market.Weiterlesen
E-bike sharing schemes, Gunner concept.
Reading tip I: 16 electric bike sharing schemes have sprung up in the UK funded by the government with 700,000 GBP. The programmes have been collated in Bikeplus as a representative body.
carplus.org.uk (Bikeplus) via bike-eu.com
Reading tip II: Croation students have developed the Grunner concept e-bike that is voice controlled and takes in its surroundings by capturing them on camera. While it is work in progress, interest to use the e-bike for sharing has been expressed already.
total-croatia-news.com (with video)