Posted by: Gregory | May 4, 2015

Switched on Bikes for Wellington

WCC has a news article on supporting Switched on Bikes through the Smart Energy Challenge programme. They are running a crowd-funding campaign that is set to expire in 3 days with a goal of bringing electric bike hire to Wellington. At the moment, they’re approaching $5000 of their $7000 target on 96 pledges.

While it’s filed under tourism, building up this sort of bike hire scheme will have flow-on effects for residents as well. As I was told by Councillor Sarah Free, electric bikes chew through hills, which makes them perfectly suited for Wellington’s suburbs.



  1. If you drop the “embed_video_card” part off that link, then it’ll take people to the actual page where they can donate.

    • Thanks. WP doesn’t include the iframe plugin, so I got a bit stuck with that one.

  2. […] Switched On Bikes‘ tours. It was my reward for contributing some money as part of the their PledgeMe campaign. That, and […]

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