• Hopper electric scooter taxi service in Amsterdam (Image: Hopper Youtube screen capture)

    Amsterdam in the Netherlands is known for many things--canals, beautiful architecture, and a relaxed attitude to drugs and carnal pleasures. It's also, as it happens, an excellent city to explore on two wheels. Not only are there few hills to contend with, but Amsterdam is very much geared towards cyclists, as far as getting around is concerned. Now, there's another option--on the back of a Hopper. You might not understand much of the video above (discovered via Treehugger), but it's easy to get the idea--the Hopper is a taxi service, and it uses electric scooters. In busy European cities...

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