Infrastructure

Market trends, Government policies and infrastructure updates

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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How is micromobility changing the face of cities?

Rebecca Morley chats to Per Brilioth, CEO of VNV Global, about what transport challenges cities are facing and how infrastructure is adapting Congestion and pollution have been major problems in our cities for some time now, with increasing pressure on authorities to enable greener forms of transport to help protect …

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E-scooter safety board publishes report calling for higher standards across sector

An e-scooter safety group of charities and transport experts is calling for higher safety standards across the sector to protect pedestrians and improve safety for riders. The Tier UK Safety Board produced its inaugural interim report after testing recommendations on the ground with Tier and in consultation with disabled people, …

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HumanForest launching new e-bike fleet in London this summer

HumanForest is to launch its new fleet of e-bikes in London this summer, following a pilot last year. The bikes have long-range, swappable batteries. To make rides affordable and accessible, HumanForest’s advertising revenue model means users will receive 10 minutes free every day. Customers will then pay £0.15 per minute …

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Bird adds shared e-bikes to fleet of micro-electric vehicles

Bird has added shared e-bikes to its fleet of micro-electric vehicles. Bird currently operates e-scooters in more than 250 cities globally and will bring its shared bikes and Smart Bikeshare platform to select cities this year. The shared Bird Bike delivers on Bird’s commitment to broadening access to eco-friendly transportation …

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Bike sharing ‘paves the way’ to zero emission mobility in cities

European bike share operators and service providers have come together to launch a new campaign to show that “there is so much more that could be achieved” if every city in the EU maximised the availability of bike share. “We call for every city to have its own bike sharing …

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TfGM selects Beryl for Greater Manchester’s cycle hire scheme

Beryl has been selected by Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) as its delivery partner to design, deliver and operate Greater Manchester’s cycle hire scheme. The scheme is part of wider plans from the Mayor of Greater Manchester Andy Burnham to develop Greater Manchester’s Bee Network. Phase one of the scheme …

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Voi launches city guides to celebrate Clean Air Day

Voi is launching city guides for eight UK cities as well as discounts for new riders to encourage people to get out and explore their local area as part of Clean Air Day today, 17th June. Birmingham, Bristol, Bath, Cambridge, Liverpool, Northampton, Southampton and Portsmouth each have their own guide, …

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London’s rental e-scooter trial begins

TfL, London Councils, participating boroughs and e-scooter operators Dott, Lime and Tier have today launched a trial of rental e-scooters in the capital, which will last for up to 12 months. Following the Government’s announcement to legalise rental trials of e-scooters run by local authorities, TfL and London Councils launched an …

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