B-Line and Lime partnership heralds new kind of EV revolution

“It’s really cool that a big company like that was like, ‘yeah, this makes sense.’ It just validates what we’re doing.” – Phillip Ross, B-Line Urban Delivery This just in from the worlds of micromobility and urban freight delivery… Electric scooter company Lime has inked a deal with Portland’s B-Line Urban Delivery to decarbonize their … Read more

Portland cargo trike delivery company saved nearly 40,000 gallons of gas last year

Portland-based B-Line has stood the test of time. And they also stand as an excellent illustration of how pedal-powered cargo trikes can have a positive, climate-friendly impact on urban freight delivery. In 2020, the B-Line crew pedaled their fleet of electric-assisted trikes a total of 573,160 miles. That’s just one of the eye-popping stats in … Read more

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E-assist cargo bikes miss out on ODOT EV truck incentive program

EV incentive programs should not leave out bikes.(Photos © J. Maus/BikePortland) Last week the Oregon Department of Transportation announced the availability of $4 million in incentives for electric trucks. The money comes from the federal government’s Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality (CMAQ) program and it’s aimed at, “encouraging the purchase of zero-emission urban delivery trucks.” … Read more