As fuel prices have soared following the beginning of conflict in Ukraine, alternate methods of transportation have begun to be seen as increasingly viable replacements for traditional automobiles.
E-bikes are one are that stands to see an uptick in use, if certain obstacles are overcome, such as devoting a bigger portion of already-paved roadways to them.
Professor Chris Cherry recently spoke to Bloomberg about how cities can make themselves safer for increased usage of e-bikes.
“We have so much redundancy in our car-based transportation network … the ability to quickly reallocate road space is very low-hanging fruit,” Cherry told the publication.
Read more about the ideas that Cherry and others have related to improving issues related to e-bike safety.