Spin has partnered with Moovit in the UK, Spain and Germany, enabling Moovit users to find Spin e-scooters.
Moovit users can now opt to complete the first and last-mile leg of their journeys with Spin e-scooters that offer a COVID-safe way of getting around instead of driving private cars.
A Spin rider survey showed that 82% of its riders in Essex choose to use e-scooters for short journeys instead of driving alone at least once since the launch of the scheme, reducing the number of cars on the road in the area and decreasing carbon emissions across the region.
Moovit, which has served over one billion urban users around the world in 112 countries, offers its service in over 1,500 cities across Europe and the Middle East, and Spin, available in more than 20 cities in Europe, will enable Moovit users to embrace multi-modality.
Moovit will show its users in real-time where a Spin e-scooter is available nearby, including how long it will take to walk there as well as battery range. Users will then be directed to the Spin app to hire the e-scooter and pay for it.
Steve Pyer, Spin country manager for UK and Ireland said: “We want more people to integrate Spin e-scooters into their daily journeys, be it commuting, running errands or for leisure because we know that this socially distanced means of transport has the potential to replace solo car rides on short journeys and consequently to reduce congestion and improve air quality.
“By showing availability in the Moovit app it makes it even easier for new users to discover public hire e-scooters and for existing users to become truly multi-modal travellers.”
Yovav Meydad, Moovit’s chief growth and marketing officer, added: “Spin has become a desired mobility option for many people in Europe and we are excited to partner with them as cities move once again and commuters begin their return from COVID-19.
“Whether using Spin e-scooters for short trips or combining them with public transport, this partnership furthers our mission of making it easier to rely less on private cars and moving more freely through some of the most congested cities.”
Moovit users can experience the Spin offering in the following cities:
UK: Basildon, Chelmsford, Clacton-on-Sea, Colchester, Milton Keynes
Spain: Madrid, Tarragona
Germany: Bonn, Brühl, Castrop-Rauxel, Dortmund, Duisburg, Essen, Frechen, Gelsenkirchen, Hennef, Herne, Lohmar, Mülheim, Neuss, Recklinghausen, Troisdorf, Wesseling