A team from Valence Strategic put together a series of infographics to encourage policymakers to push for the proliferation of micromobility services (such as e-scooters).
In general, e-scooters were represented to be:
- More energy efficient than traditional vehicles (e.g. the embedded energy of an e-scooter is less than 1 percent of the embedded energy in an automobile).
- Cheaper in terms of capitals costs compared to alternatives.
- Cheaper to fuel than alternatives like public transit, taxis, and personal cars.
Vehicle Type Distances in Football Field Laps (per Kilowatt Hour) Capital Costs (USD) Fueling Cost of 5 Miles of Daily Transport Over a Year (USD) CO2 Emissions per passenger per gallon (lbs) Weight (lbs) Gas Vehicle 3 - $185.10 18.90 lbs 4,100 Electric Vehicle 17 $53,000 $78.87 2.25 lbs 4,072 E-Scooter 333 $499 $2.93 0.3 lbs 28
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