: E-cargo company URB-E expands to L.A. area to ease last-mile delivery crunch

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The eight-year-old company, based in Pasadena, Calif., makes electric bikes that can be hitched to small trailers that carry foldable storage containers with up to 800 pounds of goods. The delivery system offers an alternative to bulkier vehicles such as trucks and vans that not only speeds up the dispatch of goods but lowers their carbon footprint, a company executive said.