Electric bicycles, electric scooters, and electric cars are all excellent ways to get around the community. They fit perfectly with the 25 mph speed limit on most city streets. They run at 1/10th or less of the cost and CO2 emissions of gas-fueled vehicles.
These are electric-assisted and can be propelled with or without the electric motor.
- ELF sun-powered trikes from Organic Transit provide electric assist with solar and battery power.
- The Copenhagen Wheel adapts existing bicycles to provide power assist when needed. For more information, read this article.
- The Sierra Club provides a great guide to electric vehicles.
Rental of Scooters, Cars, and Trucks
Gary’s Cars and Trucks: Try out a scooter. Rent a pick-up truck when you need one, instead of owning one, and save on the large amount of embedded energy and CO2 it costs to produce a vehicle.
MC Electric Vehicles in Seattle, WA
All-electric ZENN 2-seater car, Miles 4-seater cars, Might E trucks, Mega trucks, and e-Moto scooters.
The Green Car Company in Bellevue, WA
Biodiesels, Smart Cars, electrics and hybrid-electrics, both new and used.
Wilder Auto in Port Angeles, WA
Hybrid-electric Toyota (Prius) and Honda (Civic).
Green Vehicle Guide
Rates current gasoline and diesel-powered vehicles on fuel efficiency, greenhouse gas pollution, and air pollution.