@wakest there must be a planet-friendlier way than hurtling 2 metric tons of steel down the road in order to move 180 pounds of meat...
regarding gasoline engine vs coal electric, usually it's still more efficient to run electric off a proper generator than internal combustion, my informal understanding is that it's a factor of ten for carbon output (leaving out particulate concerns, industrial byproduct use perpetuation, and other considerations). That number was being provided for U.S. automobiles rather than scooter mileage.
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