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October 6, 2013
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 streetsblog.org.  

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July 9, 2013
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.  

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April 2, 2013
Eco-speed

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 more! http://www.newswiretoday.com/news/126410/ http://portlandtribune.com/sl/134423-bike-delivery-service-tests-new-electric-motor http://sustainablebusinessoregon.com/articles/2013/03/ecospeed-b-line-deal-helps-bikers.html

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March 18, 2013
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 that deliver a fix for traffic jams as partly helping the environment and partly to skirting — […]

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March 14, 2013
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 profitable, but it adds value in ways that keep adding up. First of all, Portland […]

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June 29, 2012
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.

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June 29, 2012
E-assist cargo bikes miss out on ODOT EV truck incentive program

Join the comment thread on this great article on bikeportland.org by Jonathan Maus that features quotes from our very own Franklin Jones.

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March 9, 2012
Can Freight Bikes Replace Trucks??

Sweet news!  We were recently featured on OPB's Ecotrope blog! What's Ecotrope? Well, the Ecotrope blog explores the current state of Northwest landscape and delves into the complex science and policy debates shaping its future. They investigate the federal, state and local laws governing energy use, fish and wildlife species, air, water, land and agriculture. They […]

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December 5, 2011
Franklin Jones on The Sprocket Podcast

Cue it up... Franklin joins the conversation at 21min 30sec! Originally broadcast on December 4th, 2011 on The Sprocket. From the article: We discuss the difference between a courier service and established route delivery, their delivery radius, Dave’s Killer Bread, working for David Evans & Associates, B-Line’s beginnings and the Boston-based company (MetroPed) that helped inspire it, […]

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November 7, 2011
At Sisters of the Road, Focus is on Flavor and Food Justice

What's an example of a community relationship that has helped Sisters?  B-line Sustainable Urban Delivery is a local company that makes deliveries by bike mostly in inner Southeast (Portland) and downtown. They deliver food to Whole Foods (in the Pearl District) every day and, at the same time, pick up produce that Whole Foods has […]

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