TU Eindhoven starting e-bike and e-scooter trial
TU Eindhoven starting e-bike and e-scooter trial 26 January 2013 The Technical University Eindhoven (TU/e) in The Netherlands will begin an e-bike and e-scooter trial on 4 February; for six months, the university will make free electric bikes and scooters available to employees who live between 7-20 kilometers (4-12 miles) from campus. The €10,000 (US$13,500) trial is one of the ways the university seeks to promote alternative transportation to campus. The test runs from 1 February to 31 July 2013. During this half year employees may use an electric bicycle or scooter for one week. The bikes are made available by the company PiECObello Lease . For the pilot, three electric bikes for men, three for women and four different bikes scooters are available. All are set at a maximum speed of 25 km/h (16 mph.) TU/e seeks to be completely climate neutral in 2015. The university wan...