Bike sharing has been happening around the world for some time, but electric bicycle ( e-bike ) sharing has been left behind, at least until now. Some Californian cities are about to start an e-bike-sharing system and it will be the biggest in the country. Can Californian cities make business sense of an electric-bike-share system? That is the real question behind every municipality that has dipped their toes in the muddy waters of bike-sharing. How can they make a profit on it? There is always a tricky passage from starting a new system that will greatly impact our society to the moment it becomes financially rewarding. This is where governments and municipalities can play a great role, if well supervised and advised. Bike-sharing is still in its infancy, not so much on the technological side but with the business model. The vast majority of cities have yet to make […]