Italian taskforce promotes e-bikes as cities prepare to reopen

MILAN, Italy - A taskforce of experts put together by the Italian government to bring the country out of the Covid19 crisis are looking towards bicycles as a safer means of transportation in cities. Among the proposals of the task force, led by Vittorio Colao, are calls for financing of e-bikes to avoid crowding on public transport.
Italian officials are touting e-bikes as a safer alternative means of transport in cities. - Photo Shutterstock