City looking to power the electric vehicle industry in Flagstaff | Local

But few vehicle owners have actually taken advantage of the all-electric vehicles rebate, Fitchett said.

Hybrid vehicles, qualifying for a 1.6% rebate, have accounted for nearly all of the city’s SATR applications. Fitchett attributed the city’s small amount of qualifying vehicle stock in the other tiers, and not necessarily to a lack of public interest.

As the rebate program takes its roots in the city and more electric vehicles hit the market, Fitchett said dealerships will be supported in their efforts to bring electric vehicle models to consumers. It is one of a few strategies the city has implemented to encourage electric vehicle use.

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In July, the City of Flagstaff partnered with Arizona Public Service to install four electric vehicle charging stations at Flagstaff City Hall. Growing incentives, coupled with the city’s new electric vehicle infrastructure, could explain the recent

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Wollongong’s new Bike City status is for cyclists of all skill levels: mayor | Illawarra Mercury

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Wollongong’s new status as a Bike City isn’t just about the best – it’s also for the rest. In the early hours of Friday morning the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) awarded coveted Bike City recognition to Wollongong. While the city will host the UCI Road World Cycling Championships next year, Wollongong Lord Mayor Gordon Bradbery said the Bike City honour wasn’t solely for the best cyclists. Read more: The sweet secret behind a Wollongong cycling family “It’s not just about the elite, the specialists in that space,” Cr Bradbery said. “It’s about recognising cycling as a lifestyle opportunity and facilitating it not only for leisure but for active transport and that’s what we want to head towards.” The honour came Wollongong’s way in part because in 2022 it will host the UCI Road World Cycling Championships, an event Cr Bradbery said would be a boost for the city.

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Trek Unleashes Hungry 2021 Allant+ 8S Urban e-Bike to Take Over City Streets

The fiery red electric wonder you see in the cover photo is known as the 2021 Allant+ 8S Stagger. If you’ve never heard of this city slicker, not a problem, but I can assure you that you have heard of its creators. After all, it’s the world-famous Trek we’re talking about.

Now, this beast may not be the most expensive bike from the Trek family, but being an urban e-bike from one of the best teams in the world, it still comes in with a hefty price tag of $4,299.99. Why so much? We’re about to find out.

One thing I need to mention from the start is that even though this bike comes in a bit on the expensive side for an urban e-bike, the frame is not carbon. However, you’ll see that what you’re really paying for are the components and not necessarily the frame. The latter is

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The $1,099 RadMission 1 convinced me that electric bikes are the best way to get around a city

a bicycle parked on the side of the railing: RadMission 1. Tim Levin/Insider

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RadMission 1. Tim Levin/Insider

  • I spent a few months tooling around on Rad Power Bikes’ latest model: the RadMission 1. 
  • At $1,099, the RadMission is the company’s most affordable bike to date. 
  • It’s overall a great buy, even if it doesn’t have some of the bells and whistles of pricier bikes. 
  • Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories.

Electric bikes are booming, and for good reason. 


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They offer loads of advantages over other modes of transportation: an e-bike can take you further than a normal bike and get you there faster. Depending on where you’re going, it can be quicker than driving, and it doesn’t come with the same environmental baggage or the need to find a parking spot. It can even be more convenient than public transit – and with COVID-19 still surging, e-bikes are a welcome alternative to subways and buses.

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