E-bikes and scooters whizzing past the fantasy of robo-taxis
Self-driving cars might be the sexier, more desirable goal, but it is two-wheeled electric vehicles that are shaping urban transport
The future of transportation is already here — but even by the standards of new technology, it is very unevenly distributed.
Self-driving cars, a long-promised revolution, are still only available to a few hundred people in a handful of select sites around the world. Meanwhile, electric bikes and scooters are quickly becoming ubiquitous in dozens of cities.