Beijing was once filled with bicycles. But as prosperity grew, those who could swapped their bikes for automobiles. Now bike-share systems have hit the scene. Will two-wheeled transportation soon rule the roads in China's capital once again?
On this week's Eco Africa, we meet the inventor of a sweeping bicycle in Ghana, explore the growing problem of light pollution and check out green fuel in Kenya.
As COVID-19 discourages the use of buses and subways, thousands of Germans are flocking to one of the most basic forms of mobility: the bicycle. But dealers and producers are finding it hard to ride the boom.
Long lines and sold-out stores: Bicycle shops in Germany have never been so busy. The bike is enjoying a surge in popularity as Germans seek to get out and about in safer ways during the coronavirus pandemic.
The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in unprecedented bicycle sales in India, as more and more people try to avoid public transportation for fear of contracting the virus. But the boom could be short-lived.
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