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More than 3,000 industry leaders and investors set to attend mobility event Reset Connect London

The organisers of sustainable transport event Reset Connect London have announced that more than 3,000 industry leaders and investors will be in attendance next month.  Taking place on 28th-29th June at London’s ExCel, Reset Connect has been established to bridge the gap between businesses, investors, and government all committed to …

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Parcel service Yodel announces plans to step up e-cargo bike deliveries 

UK parcel service Yodel has revealed it has delivered almost half a million packages by bike in the last six months, as it plans to step up e-cargo bike deliveries. Liverpool-based delivery service Yodel has reached 493,000 parcel deliveries on two wheels in the past six months, already exceeding last …

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Shared transport operator Neuron commits to carbon negative status by 2025 

The shared e-scooter and e-bike operator Neuron Mobility has committed to becoming carbon negative by 2025.  Based in Singapore, Neuron operates in Australia, New Zealand, South Korea, Canada and the UK, where it offers shared transport schemes.  The brand has published a new report, titled ‘Meeting Micromobility’s Potential’, which highlights …

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London’s e-scooter trial extended until November 

London’s e-scooter rental trial has been extended has been extended until November 2022. Transport for London (TfL) announced this week that the capital’s micromobility schemes will now run for an additional five months, having initially been scheduled to end on 6th June.  The Government-backed trials launched in June last year …

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Cambridgeshire police hail success of crackdown on illegal e-scooter use 

A police operation in Cambridgeshire has been hailed a success after officers enforced a crackdown on illegal e-scooter use. Operation Scoot, launched to tackle the illegal use of electric scooters on public roads, anti-social behaviour, and scooter thefts, was established following a spike in calls from members of the public.  …

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‘Micromobility industry is ready to adapt to legalisation,’ says e-scooter brand Bird 

The micromobilty industry is ready to adapt to legalisation, according to the general manager of Bird e-scooters, as the UK Government has announced plans to update e-scooter legislation in this parliamentary session.  Following the Queen’s Speech on Tuesday (10th May), a Government spokesperson has confirmed that e-scooter laws will be …

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Government confirms new e-scooter legislation is on the way in Transport Bill 

A Government spokesperson has confirmed that new e-scooter legislation is on the way in the upcoming Transport Bill.  On Tuesday (10th May), the UK Government set out its plans for new laws in the upcoming parliamentary session in the Queen’s Speech,  While there was no specific mention of electric scooters …

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£920,000 investment in e-cargo scheme for Bristol hospital

A new cargo bike initiative has been launched at a Bristol hospital following a £920,000 investment.  The year-long trial, beginning in June, will see e-bikes used as direct replacements for vans at the Bristol Royal infirmary in the centre of the city.  Funded by a £920,000 investment from central Government, …

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Voi scooters launches its newest safety campaign

Micromobility operator Voi has launched its newest e-scooter campaign, focussed on rider responsibility.  The ‘Let’s get it right’ campaign follows on from last year’s ‘Ride safe, park smart’ messaging from Voi, as the brand tries to overcome concerns around safety that some organisations still have surrounding e-scooters.  Voi has launched …

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Zipcharge unveils first portable charging hub with e-scooter docking station 

Electric vehicle charging specialist Zipcharge has unveiled a new hub featuring a micromobility docking station.  The GoHub, which Zipcharge calls a revolution in electric vehicle (EV) charging, is a community-based solution that can be installed anywhere, offering charging points for a variety of vehicles. Designed to be used on-street, in …

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