Infrastructure

Market trends, Government policies and infrastructure updates

TfL’s Santander Cycles to introduce e-bikes in 2022

Around 500 e-bikes are set to be introduced to TfL’s Santander Cycles scheme from next summer. Santander is extending its sponsorship of TfL’s flagship cycle hire scheme until 2025, supporting TfL as it moves forward with planned investment in cycle hire. The next three years will see Santander Cycles expanded to …

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Lime’s new monthly membership subscription Lime Prime now available

Lime has introduced Lime Prime, a new monthly membership subscription now available in its markets worldwide. Lime Prime members will have the unlock fee waived on every Lime bike, scooter or moped ride, which can encourage sustainable commuting in cities as workers return to offices. Available at a price of …

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West Midlands Cycle Hire scheme launches in Birmingham

West Midlands Cycle Hire has brought its grey and green bikes to the streets of central Birmingham. More than 300 bikes have been distributed among 43 docking stations placed at key locations in and around the city centre, including bus, train and tram interchanges and destinations like Broad Street and …

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Beryl launches in-person and digital e-scooter safety training programme

British e-scooter hire provider Beryl has announced an e-scooter skills training programme, aiming to help promote road safety education and practical skills amongst e-scooter riders across the UK. The first session for riders took place in Kings Park Cycle Centre yesterday. Since the DfT’s e-scooter trial began in July 2020, …

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A new, greener wave?

Riese & Müller UK sales manager Michael Gregg analyses the cargo bike scene in the UK Cargo bikes in the UK still remain somewhat of a head-turner when one passes you by in the streets. However, in the hustle and bustle of the big city life, the cargo bike is …

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Voi launching parking racks that reduce street hazards for vulnerable pedestrians

Voi is launching redesigned parking racks created in collaboration with the Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) to help reduce street clutter and improve e-scooter parking habits. The new parking racks have extended and raised side panels to enclose the whole length of the e-scooter. Voi has also increased …

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Beryl, City Sightseeing Bournemouth join forces to encourage more sustainable trips

Beryl and City Sightseeing Bournemouth have teamed up to offer a car-free alternative for visitors and residents this summer. The discounted combination ticket will give customers a 24-hour unlimited use of the City Sightseeing Bournemouth open-top bus service and Beryl bikes. The initiative, which will begin from today, expects to …

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Digital sensors to provide new insights into transport movements in Richmond

Richmond Council is rolling out digital sensors to provide insights into active travel and pedestrian movements, to inform planning to improve the road network and urban environment and help make the borough smarter, safer and more sustainable. The council will be working with UK-based transport artificial intelligence company Vivacity Labs, using …

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Dott, Lime and Tier selected for London’s e-scooter trial

London’s rental e-scooter trial will begin on 7th June in a core group of boroughs, Canary Wharf and the City of London with more areas expected to join the 12-month trial as it progresses, TfL and London Councils have announced. Operators Dott, Lime and Tier have been appointed to take part in the trial. …

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E-scooter trial end date extended to spring 2022

The end date for e-scooter trials has been extended to spring 2022. Local areas have been able to run e-scooter rental trials, for use on roads, cycle lanes and tracks only, since 4th July last year. While it is legal to buy or sell an e-scooter, riding them on public …

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