Uber’s bikes proving more popular than its cars

28 Feb
Uber-owned Jump electric bike-shareOne U.S. city actually prefers Uber's eBikes to traditional ride-hailing, and the results came as a shock to the company itself. Sacramento, California, residents are more likely to rent Uber's Jump bikes than hail its cars by a 53 to 47 percent margin, The Sacramento Bee reported Monday. Uber said it always assumed the Jump bikes service, which...

GM moves from cars to bicycles, introduces ARIV e-bike brand for Europe

19 Feb
ARĪV eBike from General MotorsGeneral Motors largely exited the European new-car market in 2017, but it's now introduced a new brand that has nothing to do with traditional automobiles: ARIV. The automaker's (or should we say bikemaker's) e-bike brand was unveiled last week and will be available in Meld and Merge models soon in Europe. Ironically, many global...

Denver to reward drivers who don’t park in bike lanes

22 Dec
Cyclist (Image: Gigantic Robot on Flickr)The city of Denver has deployed "angels" across the city at the base of the Rocky Mountains—only these angels don't wear wings. Instead, they're armed with rewards for drivers who park correctly. According to a CBS4 Denver report on Monday, police officers on bicycles are on the hunt for drivers who park correctly by not blocking bike lanes...