Las Vegas takes a bet on e-bikes while Shenzhen folds

Las Vegas takes a bet on e-bikes while Shenzhen folds
SATURDAY, JUNE 18, 2011 AT 12:11PM

The city of Las Vegas has launched a program to provide five e-bikes for employees to get around town. The program is funded by the Sustainability Initiative Grant. Follow the link to view the video from the local news coverage. 

While one city gears up for electric bicycles, across the Pacific, authorities in Shenzhen, China are actively banning their use. The ban is in place until December 5th when officials will study the impact on road congestion and safety. The ban is intended to reduce traffic accidents involving e-bikes.    

Sources: Fox5Vegas.com , lvrj.com NDTV.com , SZCPost.com 

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