Presented by Experts on Camera from SciLine: Electric bikes
“E-bikes” are soaring in popularity, and many cities and states are offering rebates, tax credits, or other incentives to purchase them.
Dr. Jennifer Dill is a professor of urban studies and planning and director of the Transportation Research and Education Center (TREC) at Portland State University. She can discuss topics including:
E-bike purchasing and ridership trends;
The effects of programs incentivizing the purchase of e-bikes;
The health and mobility benefits of e-bikes;
Environmental sustainability of e-bikes compared to gas- or electric-powered cars;
How e-bikes fit into the transportation landscape in urban, suburban, and rural areas; and
E-bikes effects on road safety, for both e-bike riders and other users of the road including bicyclists, pedestrians, and motorists.
Availability: Thursday, May 11, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. MT
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