Tag Archives: e-scooter trials

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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Tier to introduce new pricing model to discourage reckless riding in London trial

One of London’s e-scooter operators Tier is rolling out a new pricing model for the upcoming trial in the capital, designed to tackle reckless riding. The operator will introduce Safety Pricing – meaning it won’t charge riders when vehicles are stationary during trips. Typically, e-scooter riders are up against the …

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Voi kicks-off in-person educational safety events across UK

Voi is rolling out a series of in-person safety events in cities where its trials are taking place. Events are aimed at new and existing riders. During these sessions, people can familiarise themselves with the vehicles and receive ride demonstrations and training on how to ride and park an e-scooter …

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E-scooter hire schemes bring travel behaviour changes in Essex, Spin data shows

Survey data released by Spin has shown how riders across Essex have shifted their travel behaviour since the introduction of the shared e-scooter hire scheme. 82% of Spin users have opted for a ride with an e-scooter instead of driving alone at least once since the scheme has launched and, …

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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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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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Voi launches long-term rental scheme in North Devon

Voi has launched a long-term rental scheme in North Devon. The scheme will allow Petroc staff and students to keep their scooters with them for a fixed period of time. The launch aims at improving access to the college’s Sticklepath campus and ease congestion during peak times. Similar to the …

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100,000 Spin e-scooter rides taken in Essex since trials launched

Spin e-scooter riders in Essex have taken more than 100,000 rides since the trials launched. Each trial has started on a small-scale and is constantly evaluated in collaboration with Essex County Council (ECC) and local authorities and is driven by demand. Spin manages per-minute hire schemes in Basildon, Chelmsford, Clacton-on-Sea, …

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