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Tier pilots wheelchair accessible e-scooters in France

Micromobility provider Tier has trialled wheelchair accessible e-scooters in France, in the hopes of a wider rollout to benefit those with reduced mobility. The German shared transport operator partnered with French start-up Omni to create a solution that pairs wheelchairs to e-scooters through a universal fixing.  Through their partnership, Tier …

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Micromobility winners announced in the 2022 BikeBiz Awards 

The day has finally arrived and we can announce the micromobility winners in the 2022 BikeBiz Awards, sponsored by ArmaUrto.  Scroll down to view the list of micromobility winners.  For over a decade, the BikeBiz Awards has been at the heart of the cycle industry, aiming to shine a spotlight …

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Councils urged not to seek large financial contributions from e-scooter trials, to avoid threatening their viability 

Councils across the UK have been urged not to seek large financial contributions from shared transport providers, to avoid undermining the viability of e-scooter rental schemes.  National shared transport charity CoMoUK (Collaborative Mobility UK) has written to local authorities urging them to consider profit-sharing models, rather than taking cuts of …

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World Car Free Day: ‘For many choosing cycling or an e-scooter can feel unattainable’

As Thursday 22nd September marks World Car Free Day, a host of micromobility brands have been launching initiatives and holding events to mark the occasion.  World Car Free day is an initiative established by pedestrian advocacy charity Living Streets to raise awareness about the negative impacts congestion and motor traffic …

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Neuron launches initiative encouraging students to user e-scooters safely

Micromobility operator Neuron has launched a new initiative for university students, encouraging them to ride safely and be considerate of other road users.  Neuron has partnered with the Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) to host events for first-year students at Northumbria and Sunderland Universities, to educate new riders …

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Shortlist announced for BikeBiz micromobility awards 

The shortlists have been announced in the new micromobility category for the 2022 BikeBiz Awards. BikeBiz, trade publication for the UK cycle industry and sister title to MicromobilityBiz, has added three new awards specifically for the micromobility sector, to recognise the important and valued work being done in the e-bike …

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Consumers cycle almost twice as much after buying an e-bike, study finds

Consumers buying an e-bike increase their cycling by almost double, according to a new study.  The research, carried out by experts at the Institute of Transport Economics in Oslo, Norway, involved a total of 954 participants, who answered surveys or provided a travel diary to help the researchers track their …

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Lime launches London pop-up hub to welcome existing and new riders 

Micromobility operator Lime will open a pop-up community hub in London, in the hopes of meeting new and existing e-scooter and e-bike riders.  Opening on Thursday 8th September and running until Sunday 18th September at St James’ Park Station in central London, the Lime pop-up location will let Londoners meet …

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Nominations open for the BikeBiz micromobility awards

The nomination window is currently open for the BikeBiz Awards 2022, including categories specifically for micromobility brands. You can nominate yourself or other brands via our simple online form here.  BikeBiz, sister publication of MicromobilityBiz, will be hosting a revamped edition of its prestigious industry awards in 2022, featuring five …

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Micromobility provider Spin trials public-private partnership to provide free transport to low income residents 

Micromobility provider Spin is trialling a public-private partnership to provide free transportation to low income residents in a US city.  Spin, formerly owned by motor company Ford before it was bought by Tier Mobility in March 2022, is providing free access to shared mobility and public transit services to 50 …

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