From the BBC: Cargo bikes, built for the short haul

“In Portland, Oregon, entrepreneur Franklin Jones has embraced the future of urban transport. Never mind that the future closely resembles early 20th-Century Britain. Jones, the owner of B-Line Sustainable Urban Delivery, uses the same technology relied on by postal carriers…

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B-corp’s in Oregon

The Oregon State Department now recognizes Benefit Corporations, like B-line, and the good work done by these companies, which have a triple bottom-line business model that focuses on social justice and environmental protection. Highlighted here in a recent news report…

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Franklin Jones on The Sprocket Podcast Part II

Back for round two Franklin joins the guys, Brock and Aaron, over at the Sprocket Podcast to chat about B-line being featured in the NY Times and in a Time Magazine article. They also discuss touring the world by bike. This conversation can’t…

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Last Mile Freight Delivery by Bike/Trike

Check out these two interesting articles from that further show how times are changing when it comes to getting goods into a city in a sustainable way. More than 50% of city freight could shift from truck to bike Cargo…

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NYC Conference on Bike Freight Delivery

This week our own Franklin Jones, owner and founder of B-line, traveled to the big apple to speak on the economical and environmental benefits of last mile freight delivery by cargo trike. Click the link to read the article from…

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New York Times: In Cargo Delivery, the Three Wheelers That Could

Read the latest article on B-line featured in the New York Times! We are honored to be recognized in the national limelight and show what a small startup company can do with an idea, dedication and a hardworking team.  


B-line has added a new trike to our fleet with a new electric motor system manufactured by EcoSpeed, located here in Portland, OR. Below are links to a few featured stories relating to this new motor. Click below to read…

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Time Magazine: 10 Ideas That Make A Difference

New ideas: They can be as huge as a new constitution or as tiny as a medical microchip. In this special report, TIME explores innovations that are changing the way we work, live, pray and play.  The article discusses B-Line’s services…

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Truck Replaced! B-Line = Delivery by Electric Trike

Post from Paul Willerton at Electric Bike Report.  From the post: From the humble concept of supplying ‘last mile’ deliveries to businesses in a metro area via bicycle transport, Jones has proven his concept works. His business is not only…

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Cargo E-Bikes Take Killer Trucks Off City Streets

B-line was visited by April Streeter a few weeks ago and we were happy to show her some of our operation. Read the article here and join the comment thread.