Category Archives: Alt-Wheels Bulletin

Alt-Wheels Bulletin: NY Governor Vetoes Alt-Wheels Bills

See the Assembly and Senate websites for yourself: Assembly Bill A7431B, Senate Bill S5294A, and Senate Bill S6597. Streetsblog: BREAKING: Cuomo Vetoes Overwhelmingly Popular Bill to Legalize E-Bikes NY Daily News: Cuomo vetoes bill to legalize e-bikes and give relief … Continue reading

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Alt-Wheels Bulletin: Alt-Wheels Bills FINALLY Sent to NY Governor

All three of the Alt-Wheels bills have been sent to the hand-wringing Governor of New York State, Andrew Cuomo. See the Assembly and Senate websites for yourself: Assembly Bill A7431B, Senate Bill S5294A, and Senate Bill S6597. Should Cuomo veto … Continue reading

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Alt-Wheels Bulletin: Spin Rental eScooter Ends Gig Employment In San Diego

Spin fires employees just before Christmas A YouTube Commenter suggests it was due to Assembly Bill 5, which Wikipedia says is: California Assembly Bill 5 or AB 5 is a California law which limits the use of classifying workers as … Continue reading

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Alt-Wheels Bulletin: Singapore Enacts New PMD Regulations

After taking the extreme measure of banning PMDs from footpaths — thus cutting legal travel distances to a fraction of their prior range as well as ruining the livelihood of several thousand food delivery gig workers who purchased their own … Continue reading

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Alt-Wheels Sidebar: Battery Progress Videos

This is exciting news from Robert Murray-Smith’s Forward Working Group: Verification of the FWG Energy Storage Device – A Milestone And here is a video from the roving Charbax about another battery company: Ampcera Solid-State Lithium battery 200% more energy, … Continue reading

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Alt-Wheels Bulletin: Forward Working Group Proposed Merger

I’ve been irregularly watching Forward Working Group’s YouTube videos on energy storage development for a few years. I’ve done four prior posts about them (see end of post). They are merging with EEStor. EEStor’s website company description: EEStor Corporation’s (the … Continue reading

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Alt-Wheels Bulletin: NYC DOT Evicts Jump & Lime Rental Bikes

Staten Island Gets A New Bike Share System: Beryl The Beryl system is dockless, but relies on incentives to get users to return the bikes to “bays” — parking spaces that are painted on the ground and which appear in … Continue reading

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Alt-Wheels Bulletin: NTSB Calls For ALL Cyclists Wearing Helmets

NTSB livestream today: NTSB Board Meeting : Safety Research Report – Bicyclist Safety on US Roadways: Crash Risks and Countermeasures They reallllly hammered home the requirement for an “all-age” helmet law. Some screensnaps of the discussion — via NTSB website … Continue reading

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Alt-Wheels Bulletin: Singapore Restricts PMDs

Rogue eScooter riders — who mainly have the kind of eScooter outlawed by the Land Transport Authority — have been making life miserable for people by riding on the street, in building common areas (void decks), and speeding on footpaths. … Continue reading

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