Above is a video, made in 2018, in which we interview two
UCSC faculty, each of whom commutes to campus using an
electric bicycle. Click on the above image to watch the
It forms part of our effort to reduce the number of those
who might ordinarily commute to campus using private
automobiles—therefore helping to enable “Zero New
Traffic” as the campus population increases. It's a
12-minute video, with loads of useful information for
anyone thinking of exploring a new way of getting around.
It's best viewed in the fullscreen mode. Click on the
image to watch the video.
I apologize for the technical quality of this video. It
has, at some points, significant wind noise. This was my
first attempt. I used my small Panasonic “Lumix” camera,
hand-held. However, I neglected to put cotton or gauze
over the camera's microphones to reduce the wind noise.
If this video doesn't work for you, you may alternatively
watch it on YouTube. Just click on
this link. It has subtitles, so you
can read what each person is saying if you want, to get
the full impact of the video.