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London e-scooter operators support TfL’s Scrappage Scheme with discounted and free rides

London’s e-scooter operators, Dott, Lime and Tier, are supporting TfL’s Scrappage Scheme with discounted and free rides, as London gears up for the expansion of ULEZ in August. The scheme aims to support Londoners on certain means-tested benefits or non-means-tested disability benefits by providing grants to successful applicants to scrap …

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Madrid awards Tier, Dott and Lime contacts to operate e-scooters in the city 

The Spanish capital Madrid has now appointed three micromobility operators, Lime, Tier, and Dott to run its first e-scooter scheme. In late 2022, Madrid City Council launched its first tender for shared e-scooters in the city, described as one of the most important markets in Europe, by Tier.  A total …

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Dott reports change in travel habits from riders as energy crisis impacts decisions

Micromobility operator Dott has reported a change in habits from its riders, as the energy crisis impacts people’s decisions in how they travel. More than one-third (36%) of its riders are using shared e-scooters and e-bikes more as a result of the energy crisis, rising to nearly half (49%) of those …

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Dott sees e-bike and e-scooter use surge in 2022 

European micromobility provider Dott saw a jump in e-bike and e-scooter users in 2022, new figures have revealed.  Dott, based in the Netherlands, has revealed that the total number of rides on Dott vehicles increased by 94% in 2022, when compared with 2021.  This was supported by a 92% increase …

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Paris mayor could ban rental e-scooters, according to report 

The Mayor of Paris is seriously considering ending the city’s e-scooter rental schemes, according to reports in French media.  Earlier this year news emerged that councillors in Paris were pushing to end the current shared scooter schemes in the city, run by three major providers, due to safety concerns.  The …

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Dott begins virtual reality testing of e-scooter warning sounds 

Micromobility provider Dott has begun virtual reality testing of its e-scooter warning sounds, in partnership with the Royal National Institute for Blind people (RNIB).  Dott, based in the Netherlands, is hoping to develop an e-scooter sound that will alert other road users to their presence, without contributing to noise pollution.  …

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Dott, Lime and Tier announce measures to overcome safety concerns in Paris 

Micromobility operators in Paris have announced a series of measures in the hopes of alleviating safety concerns, as councillors have considered scrapping shared scooter schemes in the city.  Dott, Lime, and Tier, the three micromobility providers currently operating in the French capital, have set out 11 steps to improve e-scooter …

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Paris council considers banning shared e-scooters, final decision rests with mayor 

Councillors in Paris are considering a potential ban on rental e-scooters in the city, due to safety related concerns, according to reports.  While the final decision on whether to renew the licences for Paris’ three shared micromobility operators – Lime, Dott and Tier- rests with the city mayor Anne Hidalgo, …

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Micromobility operator Dott releases first annual sustainability report

European micromobility operator Dott has released its first annual sustainability report, measuring the impact of its operations and progress against its targets throughout 2021. The report has been produced following the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) standards and Dott’s sustainability goals are linked directly to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. …

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Dott reports surge in e-scooter use across Europe

Micromobility operator Dott has reported a ‘rapid’ rise in the use of its e-scooters and e-bikes across Europe as its peak summer season starts. Total rides increased by 73% in Q2 2022 compared to the first quarter, up by 192% year on year. The growing rides were fuelled by sharp …

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