Maybe we don't need the iPhone of cars.

How about the iPhone of bikes.

https://insideclimatenews.org/news/23062022/inside-clean-ene…
Talk to Kiran Herbert and you might start to think that e-bikes cure cancer. She’s not just a writer and content manager at the bicycle advocacy group PeopleForBikes. She is a self-proclaimed e-bike evangelist on a mission to see electric bicycles spread across her home state of Colorado, then across the country and around the world.

“I just love it,” Herbert said during a phone interview. “I rode 10 miles today which on a normal bike is a lot and it’s not something I could just fit into my daily routine. But when I’m on an e-bike and have to go five miles I don’t even hesitate because it’s just as easy as driving. It’s almost better, because I arrive happier.”

She has reason to be so giddy. Next week, the state of Colorado is set to release $12 million for e-bike ownership and rideshare programs. The funding comes as part of Colorado State Senate Bill 22-193, which was signed into law on June 2 and is among a host of state and local measures across the country that identify e-bikes as an essential tool for getting people to drive less, which will reduce emissions from transportation.

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Except, it likely ignores handicapped folk, elderly, in fact @ 80, I’m not sure I can even rent a vehicle of any kind any more… Better fix up my YamaThumper XT500!

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I also see a few people using motorized wheelchairs on the people trails.

Sonoma County Parks off fat tied beach wheelchairs for folks, a Niece has used one if she finds a volunteer pusher, maybe modify a Costco cart! Vrooom!

Corrected: Sonoma County Parks offer fat tired beach wheelchairs for folks, a Niece has used one if she finds a volunteer pusher, maybe modify a Costco cart! Vrooom!