Non-Profit Launches E-Bike Library, Los Angeles, CA 2022
5 minutes Date Launched: Jun 16, 2022 Pilot Project Timeframe: 9 months
Credit: San Fernando Sun
Pacoima Beautiful, an environmental justice non-profit, has launched an e-bike library in the Pacoima neighborhood of Los Angeles. The e-bike library, called Electro-Bici, provides users with a fleet of 100 battery-powered vehicles that can operate up to 20 miles per hour. Pacoima Beautiful trains permitted users of the Electro-Bici through three training sessions over three weeks; the initial training cohort had 20 participants. Participants also receive free helmets and bicycle locks.