Slow and steady wins the disruption: Christensen Institute publishes paper on true EV disruptors being not high-end Teslas, but low-speed, limited range electric vehicles, “hallmarks of disruption.”
E-bikes opposite of “cheating”: Research shows e-bikes still increases heart rates, dramatically increases frequency of riding, and great for overall health.
Back to the future: The Segway was supposed to revolutionize mobility. 20 years later, electric scooters, made by Segway, just might be the realization of inventor Dean Kamen’s mobility dream
Climate lies and fraud: $2tn group of big investors challenge 55 companies over “‘behind the scenes’ lobbying to undermine efforts to limit climate change while publicly backing carbon reduction” including BMW, BP, and ArcelorMittal.
Los Angeles a global mobility sleeping giant? How the car capital of the world might become a super-sustainable Detroit during its glorious heyday.
Sorry EVs, you’re only marginally better: The excellent exploration of why electric cars are not the climate answer we’re looking for.
Music to our ears: Early Spotify investor Northzone leads Series A in Berlin based scooter sharing company TIER…
LA has a bad, terrible, abhorrent mobility track record. It was just crowned the worst city to bike in the entire country (not a surprise to anyone living here, with most of our streets the size of most other city highways).
Its sprawl is notorious, overshadowed only by its traffic.
And it seems LA has gone out of its way to maintain the status quote, going so far as completely ignore IT’S OWN bike plan and carrying on its deadly, polluting, and carbon emitting car-centric ways.
Scooter companies are being sued for scooter injuries.
Yet, as we wrote a while ago, scooters aren’t the issue. They’re merely symptoms, exposing the real culprit: decades of dangerous, inflexible, car-centric street design.