Infrastructure

Market trends, Government policies and infrastructure updates

How e-bikes can shake up the daily commute

By Jamie Milroy, co-founder and CEO at Dash Rides With the global pandemic leading to national lockdowns and concerns about social distancing, cycling in the UK has never been more popular. People are itching to get out and about, and we’re not just talking about fitness fanatics. More commuters are …

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Sunderland’s e-scooter rental trial begins

Sunderland’s e-scooter rental trial has begun, with the first of 300 e-scooters being deployed across the city. The 12-month trial, operated by Neuron Mobility in partnership with the City Council, aims to provide the city with a safe, socially distanced and environmentally-friendly transport option for those that must travel. To …

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Great Yarmouth Borough Council launches e-scooter hire trial

People can now hire electric scooters to get around Great Yarmouth, Gorleston and Bradwell in an environmentally-friendly way thanks to a trial designed to support a green restart of local travel. With the support of Norfolk County Council and Norfolk Constabulary, Great Yarmouth Borough Council applied successfully to the Department …

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E-scooter trial launches in Copeland

An e-scooter trial has been launched in Copeland – and members of the public can now take part. E-scooters are available for hire from today from their base at Westlakes Science Park and various locations around Whitehaven, with rental times ranging from 20 minutes to 24 hours. Rental costs start …

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West of England e-scooter trial area expands

Southmead, Brislington, Emersons Green and Weston, Bath, are among the new areas where residents are now able to use rental e-scooters to access essential work and services. Following the successful launch of the West of England e-scooter trial, the trial area for the ‘hop-on hop-off’ e-scooters has expanded to include …

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Voi partners with MaaS service Trafi

Voi has partnerned with MaaS service Trafi. Trafi is a software-as-a-service leader powering the ‘largest MaaS platform in the world’ and connecting multiple mobility services in one place, including public transportation. The partnership implies that Voi’s micro-vehicles will be available for booking in all apps powered by Trafi in Berlin, …

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Voi e-scooter trial begins in Southampton

Residents who want to try a new and environmentally-friendly way to travel can now start hiring Voi rental e-scooters as part of a DfT trial in Southampton. “We are pleased to be part of this national trial working with key stakeholders and the residents of Southampton to understand how we …

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Beryl celebrates one year since launch of bike share scheme in Norwich

Beryl and Norfolk County Council are celebrating one year of healthier and greener transport in Norwich since the launch of its bike share scheme. The scheme was launched on 17th March 2020 and now also includes e-bikes and e-scooters. Over 370,000 kilometres have been covered within the city across 97,000 journeys. These trips …

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Voi e-scooter trial launches in Portsmouth

Portsmouth County Council, in partnership with Solent Transport, has announced the launch of the Voi rental e-scooter trial. Councillor Lynne Stagg, cabinet member for traffic and transportation, said: “I am excited to see the rental e-scooter trial get underway as I believe this is an important part of investigating how …

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