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Starting in January, City CarShare members will get an even greener option than a shared car: 25 City CarShare stations in San Francisco and Berkeley will get electric bicycles. Via the SF Examiner
Reserving an electric bike would be anywhere from 40 to 70 percent cheaper than a vehicle, added City CarShare CEO Rick Hutchinson.
Incorporating an electric bike fleet has been delayed for a couple of years due to roadblocks to grant funding and reaching an agreement with the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency. The program would cost about $2 million over three years, so the local transit agency’s role in administering a $740,000 grant from the Federal Highway Administration is critical, Hutchinson said.
Do you have children who dream of making movies? There’s a summer camp for them. The SF Chronicle has a nice feature on a filmmakers camp for teens.