Taiwan’s Voters Reject Nuclear Power Expansion, But It Really Isn’t Needed To Clean Up The Air

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Tue, 21 Dec 2021 17:01:38 +0000

Some Context Air pollution has long been a major issue in Taiwan. When I was there in 2004, it was generally a good idea to avoid putting your hands on things and avoid leaning on walls outdoors if wearing white. Failure to do that could mean you’d get black soot on your face or dark […]

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The Electric Vespa T5 Is On The Road!

Credit to Author: Jesper Berggreen| Date: Mon, 20 Dec 2021 16:20:35 +0000

Now, before we all rightfully note the pricing and the poor sound quality of the video below, let’s appreciate the authenticity that this company represents. The lads at eDub services love what they do, and I for one just can’t help letting their enthusiasm get to me. I have written about eDub on a number […]

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Uber Partnering With Opibus After Successful Pilot In Kenya, Aims To Deploy Up To 3,000 Electric Motorcycles By End Of 2022

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Tue, 14 Dec 2021 17:49:22 +0000

After the successful completion of a pilot program in Kenya, Opibus and Uber have announced a strategic partnership to scale the use of electric motorcycles in Africa. Motorcycles play a vital role in the transportation of people and goods in many African cities, and major cities are becoming increasingly congested as the number of vehicles […]

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Data-Informed Analysis Reveals Energy Impacts of Shared Micromobility

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Fri, 03 Dec 2021 04:50:01 +0000

“While shared micromobility has only been in the limelight for a few years, its adoption is skyrocketing across the nation,” NREL Transportation Behavior Analyst Andrew Duvall said. “As we foray into the next decade of integrated, electric, and sustainable mobility, our research team set out to get a better understanding of the role that micromobility could play in the bigger energy and mobility picture.”

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Simplify: Cut 2.3 Billion Gallons of Gasoline a Year in USA

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Fri, 03 Dec 2021 04:40:29 +0000

In what feels like another lifetime, I was once a hardcore professional advocate of biking for transportation. I also lived car-free for 15 years. I know the pitch well. It’s better for your health, better for your state of mind, much cheaper, cuts pollution tremendously, preemptively wins oil wars (by not starting them), and is […]

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LA County Sheriff Leverages Poor Micromobility Infrastructure To Deprive Minority Cyclists Of Their Human Rights

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Thu, 18 Nov 2021 16:40:38 +0000

There are plenty of really good reasons to improve micromobility infrastructure. While EVs are better than gas or diesel-powered vehicles, an e-bike, electric scooter, or human-powered vehicle is even better. Not only does micromobility emit less pollution and greenhouse gases, but it also contributes far less to pollution, space issues, and loss of life in […]

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Motorcycle Registrations Were Up 17% In Kenya In 2020

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Fri, 05 Nov 2021 21:47:07 +0000

Motorcycles sales in Kenya increased yet again in 2020, breaking the trend where sharp declines in registration were observed across the other motor vehicle segments. A 17.4% growth in motor- and auto-cycles was recorded last year, according to the latest Economic Survey from the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics (KNBS). The decline in registrations in […]

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