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Adopting e-bikes is making people give up cars, study finds

Deniz Huseyin
09 May 2024
 

Electric bikes are encouraging people to give up their cars and motorbikes and use public transport less, says a new report by academics at the University of Lausanne, Switzerland.

Research found that since adopting an e-bike, most respondents used public transport less (61%). The next most reduced mode of transportation was the car (51%), followed by mechanical cycling (46%), and walking (37.5%).

The paper, published the Taylor & Francis group, found that e-bikes are used very frequently...

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