Positive Future #390 (Feature photo – Cargo Bike – GNU Free Doc License) Cargo bikes have become popular for households taking short trips to the grocery store and picking up children from school. However, commercial applications for cargo bikes in cities is growing as congestion grows. You can read about the 14 reasons why cargo bike are better than delivery trucks here: https://www.icebike.org/cargo-bike-delivery/ Want More? – Sign up below Special Deals Ahead…Sign up!
Positive Future #312 (Feature photo – Radwagon Electric Cargo Bike – courtesy of Rad Power Bikes www.RadPowerBikes.com ) Curbed journalist Megan Barber wrote a review of the Radwagon Electric Cargo Bike. How can you not like the versatility and power assist of a cargo bike? Manufactured in Seattle, Washington, the company has its factory store in the Seattle suburb called Ballard. While the $1,799 price may seem steep, consider that bike enthusiasts can pay over $10,000 for a specialized pedal bike. You can read the full story here: https://www.curbed.com/2018/11/19/18018744/electric-bike-for-sale-review-rad-power Want More? – Sign up below Special Deals Ahead…Sign up!
Positive Future #201 (Feature photo – Urban Arrow Cargo Bike – photo courtesy of Urban Arrow) While auto dealers are struggling to maintain sales of big and heavy cars, a small but tenacious revolution is taking place – the cargo bike. With annual car ownership costs ranging from $6,000 to $10,000, the finances can cut deeply into other things that finances must cover. The Urban Arrow – featured in the photo above – comes in various cargo sizes. Founded in 2010 and built in the Netherlands, the Urban Arrow bikes come ready for commercial or family use. Price tags run from $3,000 to $4,000. While biking and cargo biking are…
Touch the Soil News #1061 (Feature photo – A Sainsbury’s Supermarket in the UK – CCA SA 2.0 Generic) Sainsbury’s, the second largest grocer in the UK, is testing grocery delivery with cargo bikes. The company has over 1,400 grocery outlets and employs over 180,000 people. Some American grocery stores are exploring things like autonomous vehicle delivery. Looks like the British are trying something more down to earth. Phil Lempert has the story: Want More? – Sign up below Special Deals Ahead…Sign up!
Positive Future #194 (Feature photo – Electric Cargo Bike – CCA SA 3.0 License) Electrek recently featured an article on the businesses organized around an electric cargo bike. Featured is the story of an ice-cream business that uses an electric cargo bike instead of an ice-cream truck that can cost 10 times more. This micro-business plan may have application around the world. You can read the full story here: https://electrek.co/2018/06/29/electric-cargo-bicycles-profitable-micro-businesses/ Want More? – Sign up below Special Deals Ahead…Sign up!