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Camden to join London’s rental e-scooter trial

TfL, Camden Council and London Councils have announced an expansion of the capital’s trial of rental e-scooters, with e-scooters available to rent in Camden from 27th September. Camden becomes the tenth borough to join the trial alongside Ealing, Hammersmith and Fulham, Kensington and Chelsea, Richmond, Tower Hamlets (including Canary Wharf), City …

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Voi celebrating one-year anniversary in Northampton

Voi is celebrating its first anniversary in Northampton today as a recent survey shows two-thirds of people think e-scooters have improved travel. Since the trial began, the total number of rides have surpassed 570,000, with 930,000 miles travelled on e-scooters around the region. Voi estimates its 30,000 active riders have …

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Tier partners with Captur to encourage reporting of e-scooter misuse as London trial expands

Tier will further tackle e-scooter safety issues in the capital by encouraging riders and pedestrians to report misparking, misuse and abandonment through a new QR code feature. The feature, launched in partnership with AI startup Captur, is just one of the several initiatives rolled out to improve the safety of …

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Westminster joins London’s rental e-scooter trial

TfL, Westminster City Council and London Councils have announced an expansion of the capital’s rental e-scooter trial, with e-scooters available to rent in Westminster from today, 2nd August. Following the Government’s decision to legalise rental trials of e-scooters, TfL and London Councils launched a trial of rental e-scooters in the capital in June. The trial initially covered …

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WECA’s e-scooter trial hits one million rides milestone

The West of England Combined Authority’s e-scooter trial has now passed the one million rides milestone, with over three million kilometres travelled on e-scooters around the region. Operator Voi estimates that around 370,000 car trips have been replaced since the beginning of the trial, which launched back in October 2020, …

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Wind expands in Italy with Reggio Emilia launch

Wind is further expanding in Italy, offering its service in Reggio Emilia with the of launch 300 shared e-scooters. “We are happy to finally bring our Wind e-scooters to Reggio Emilia,” said Saverio Galardi, country manager Italy. “Wind is already rooted in Emilia, in fact, we have been operating in …

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E-scooter trial launches across Dublin City University

Ireland’s first e-scooter trial has launched across the five campuses of Dublin City University. Launched by Minister Hildegarde Naughton, this e-scooter research pilot project will involve the collaboration of four organisations: Tier, Luna, the Insight SFI Research Centre For Data Analytics, and Smart DCU (a district of Smart Dublin). The …

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City of London, Lambeth and Southwark join London’s rental e-scooter trial 

TfL and London Councils have expanded the capital’s trial of rental e-scooters. E-scooters are now available to rent  in the City of London and northern parts of Lambeth. Southwark will also join the trial as a ride-through borough. The expansion will mean that the number of vehicles will increase from around 600 to …

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Wind sees 500,000 e-scooter rides taken in Nottingham

Wind Mobility’s electric scooters have been used for more than 500,000 rides in Nottingham since the launch of the trial last October. Currently, 600 e-scooters are deployed within the boundaries of Nottingham City Council, and with COVID-19 restrictions easing and warmer weather, Wind has seen a significant increase in rides. …

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Beeline partners with Tier to provide safe navigation for e-scooters in London

Beeline has partnered with Tier to enable ‘easier, safer and more pleasant’ journeys in the capital as part of the London e-scooter trial. Tier has integrated Beeline’s routing software and navigation interface into its app for users in London. People will be able to type in their destination within the …

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