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Pilot program to provide e-bikes to low-income workers in Durango, CO; NREL/CEO study on use patterns, efficiency benefits

Green Car Congress

Supported by a $50,000-grant from the Colorado Energy Office, 16 low-income workers in Durango, Colorado will receive e-bikes through a pilot program of the 4 Corners Office of Resource Efficiency ( 4CORE ). The e-bikes have a top speed of 20 mph. The bikes are Class II e-bikes—i.e., pedal-assist with a throttle.

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