Electric City: What Academic Research Tells Us About the Future of E-bikes

Electric City: What Academic Research Tells Us About the Future of E-bikesElectric bikes are not only heaps of fun to ride, they have the potential to transform how we commute. Understanding that potential is the job of The Future of the Bike, a collaborative research project that examines how innovations in bicycle technology and city planning can support urban sustainability in New Zealand. The project’s most recent study, Electric City, took a close look at e-bikes in Auckland and just what impact they might have on the city’s transport systems. Ross Inglis asked Research Fellow Dr Kirsty Wild to motor through the study:   Bike Auckland: Why the interest in e-bikes? Kirsty: We haven’t had a lot of research in New …
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