The installation of electric bike charging station will be a platform projection within the City of Portland. The City of Portland already sponsors existing electric car charging stations, and it is believed that electric bikes charging stations will be the next generation in electrical transportation charging stations. This would be an expansion of the “Electric Vehicles – The Portland Way” project . Bikes are a commonly used mode of transportation in Portland, and it is believed that even more citizens would use bikes if they had the option to charge their electric bikes within city limits. This project would also target tourists in the area. Portland boasts a strong transit system that allows easy access to the local sites and attractions. This would be another option available for seeing what the city offers to its visitors. The benefits of this project include additional revenue to the City of Portland, perpetuating the image of Portland being a ‘green’ city and also one that is on the forefront of electrical vehicle technology and making it readily available to the citizens and tourists.
Rodgers, Kristina and Lee, Daniel, "Electric Bike Charging Stations" (2015). Engineering and Technology Management Student Projects. 251.