Pronto bike share will be gone soon, so what’s next?

City officials are negotiating with a new bike-share company that provides electric bikes. By Seattle Times enterprise producer Goodbye, Pronto. Hello, uncertainty. The Seattle City Council approved a new two-year budget Monday and set an end date for the city’s troubled bike-share system. Pronto’s 2017 operating funds were sliced in half to $300,000, and the …

Towering tulips help solar power flower

April 2 – An Israeli energy company is taking flower power to a new level. The company, AORA, is using tulip-shaped towers to concentrate solar energy into a high temperature gas that can be used to power entire communities. Their newest plant has just opened in Spain. Joanne Nicholson reports. ▲ Hide Transcript ▶ View …