Young entrepreneur Jeffrey Malaudzi is making it easier to get to school in South Africa. Inspired by transport sharing schemes in Europe, he created a project that lends bikes to rural students free-of-charge.
Mexico City is notorious for traffic congestion and high levels of smog and noise pollution. One effort to tackle this problem involves electric scooters. Econduce is a privately-run pioneer scooter sharing scheme. It was the first scheme of this sort in Latin America, and is one of a select few worldwide. Since its launch, it has grown quickly. But can it really help fix the city's problems?
Two hundred years ago German nobleman Karl von Drais rode a strange, two wheeled invention through the streets of Mannheim. Bicycles have come a long way since, but now, they are also going back in time.
Bikes have long been the favored mode of transport here, but in Havana and other cities, the bike is coming back into vogue.
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