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The future is electric: Would you replace your car with an e-bike?

Bike lane
Bike lane

Replacing your car with a bicycle might not sound possible, but would you change your mind if it was an electric bike?

Today, we hear about a bill that could make E-Bikes more affordable and accessible in our state. State Senator WIll Haskell joins us to talk about the proposal, part of legislation to create a greener, more energy efficient Connecticut.

And later, we hear why cyclists love these battery powered bicycles.

We talk to a local electric bike shop here in Connecticut and learn about Spark Cycleworks efforts to make e-bikes accessible to everybody.

Do you have a question about e-bikes in our state?


  • Senator Will Haskell - Connecticut State Senator
  • Allie Thomas - Assistant Professor at UNC Chapel Hill
  • Matt Schell - Engineer, Spark Cycleworks
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Tess is a senior producer for Connecticut Public news-talk show Where We Live. She enjoys hiking Connecticut's many trails and little peaks, gardening and writing in her seven journals.
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