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The number of electric bikes (e-bikes) on our streets may soon increase if the Illinois state legislature passes a proposed e-bike rebate bill. Illinois State Representative Kam Bucker (D-26th) has been working on the bill, HB3447, for the past two months. The legislation would provide a discount to residents who buy an electric bicycle.

In addition to helping reduce traffic congestion and pollution, e-bikes have other appealing qualities. Unlike traditional bikes, they don’t require major physical exertion from their riders. Instead of pedaling, a rider just sits and steers. However, the benefits mean nothing unless the bikes are operated

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