Food bike delivery for the homeless b-line

Published on December 7th, 2010 | by Zachary Shahan

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Food Delivery by Bike for Portland’s Hungry


Cargo Bikes + Food for the Hungry + Portland = B-Shares.

I met the guy in this video and we had a long chat about all things bikes when I was in Portland this summer. Looks like his company, B-line, is expanding its services to the hungry now.

“The ‘B-shares’ program uses 600-pound capacity(!), electric-assisted cargo trikes to collects food from retailers and farmers’ markets and fills in the ‘last mile’ of tricky urban logistics,” Rory Woods of sustainablog writes.

Here’s a video on its new service:

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is the director of CleanTechnica, the most popular cleantech-focused website in the world, and Planetsave, a world-leading green and science news site. He has been covering green news of various sorts since 2008, and he has been especially focused on solar energy, electric vehicles, and wind energy for the past four years or so. Aside from his work on CleanTechnica and Planetsave, he's the Network Manager for their parent organization – Important Media – and he's the Owner/Founder of Solar Love, EV Obsession, and Bikocity. To connect with Zach on some of your favorite social networks, go to ZacharyShahan.com and click on the relevant buttons.



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