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The Lunabelles from the Electric Scooter segment showed that driving a scooter is not only good for the environment but also a fun way to get around town. But even a scooter can be hard to store or park if you live in a no-parking zone or if it’s street cleaning day. What then? You can’t exactly carry a scooter up a flight of stairs, can you? That’s where the electric bicycle comes in handy.
The electric bicycle is another answer to inexpensive, lightweight transportation, an urban commuter’s safety net. Ever have a hot, muggy day in the city, when just stepping out the door requires a shower? An electric bicycle saves both time and energy, especially when you are running late for an appointment. An electric bicycle can be both a regular pedal bike, to get your exercise fix, and can be switched to electric mode when you are low on energy or have some steep, San Francisco-style hills to climb. The best part about owning an electric bicycle is that anyone can ride them. No need for a license or registration.
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Can you think of some other benefits for owning an electric bicycle over an electric scooter?The Lunabelles from the Electric Scooter segment showed that driving a scooter is not... more
# Overall fuel consumption may marginally be reduced for people may not like to travel in free transport for want of amenities and privacy;possibly private vehicular traffic might increase.
# Where is the justification for taxing people who have private vehicles in the form of parking space fees,road up gradation etc as they are already paying road taxes?
# Cars are also seen as status symbols as well;people who use them shall continue using them and more people would go in for purchasing vehicles.
# Human Nature being what it is, people would like to stamp their individuality in owning cars.You can not quantify human nature and reduce it to mere numbers by imagining to follow ‘greatest good for the greatest numbers’
http://ramanan50.wordpress.com/2011/01/25/free-public-transport-does-it-make-sense/# Overall fuel consumption may marginally be reduced for people may not like to... more