Infrastructure

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Moovit partners with Tier to show users nearby e-scooters

Moovit has partnered with Tier to show users where Tier e-scooters are available nearby. With a shared vision to get more cars off the road, Moovit will show users where nearby Tier scooters are available in real-time in 77 cities across 13 countries, including Germany, France and the UK. Moovit, …

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Tier teams up with Google Maps for easier access to e-scooters

Tier has teamed up with Google Maps to offer riders a new option when planning routes for the ‘first and last mile’ in 11 major European cities. Riders will be able to locate nearby Tier e-scooters directly from Google Maps, along with information like a cost estimate and anticipated arrival …

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City of London, Lambeth and Southwark join London’s rental e-scooter trial 

TfL and London Councils have expanded the capital’s trial of rental e-scooters. E-scooters are now available to rent  in the City of London and northern parts of Lambeth. Southwark will also join the trial as a ride-through borough. The expansion will mean that the number of vehicles will increase from around 600 to …

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Four new docking stations planned for Belfast Bikes

Belfast Bikes is expanding its network across the city with four new docking stations. The proposed locations are Antrim Road/Waterworks, Lisnasharragh Leisure Centre, Olympia Leisure Centre and the Kennedy Centre. Funding has been provided through the DfI Sustainable and Active Travel elements of the DfC Covid-19 Revitalisation Programme Fund. The …

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Tier, Nunam enter partnership to extend lifespan of e-scooter batteries

Tier has begun a partnership with Nunam, a German-Indian start-up that is advocating for a green power supply in rural India. Used e-scooter batteries are turned into new energy storage systems to extend their lifespan, improve their environmental impact and support local organisations in India with sustainable second-life battery solutions. …

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Wind sees 500,000 e-scooter rides taken in Nottingham

Wind Mobility’s electric scooters have been used for more than 500,000 rides in Nottingham since the launch of the trial last October. Currently, 600 e-scooters are deployed within the boundaries of Nottingham City Council, and with COVID-19 restrictions easing and warmer weather, Wind has seen a significant increase in rides. …

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Beeline partners with Tier to provide safe navigation for e-scooters in London

Beeline has partnered with Tier to enable ‘easier, safer and more pleasant’ journeys in the capital as part of the London e-scooter trial. Tier has integrated Beeline’s routing software and navigation interface into its app for users in London. People will be able to type in their destination within the …

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Blinkee chooses Vaimoo for its first e-bike sharing service

Polish micromobility operator Blinkee has chosen Vaimoo smart e-bikes for its first shared e-bike service. Blinkee, operating in 47 cities and five European countries with over 6,000 vehicles including mopeds, scooters and traditional bikes, is launching its first e-bike sharing service with Vaimoo starting with a pilot project from the …

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E-scooters can increase public transport usage, says Voi research

Voi has revealed how a joint initiative with Stuttgart’s rail operator S-Bahn Stuttgart to integrate Voi and the Mobility Stuttgart app and improve organised parking in a central station, pushed ticket sales in the Mobility Stuttgart App to Voi users up by a third. The research was published to coincide …

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E-scooter rentals could replace five million London car trips annually

London’s recently launched e-scooter rental scheme could replace five million car trips in the capital every year if it reaches full capacity, according to analysis from Tier, one of London’s chosen e-scooter operators. The research, which comes as London marks London Climate Action Week, demonstrates the significant environmental benefits that …

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