Tag Archives: e-scooter trials

More than 350,000km travelled on Tier e-scooters in London since trial launch

New analysis from Tier has revealed that more than 350,000km have been travelled using its e-scooters in London since the trial began in June. The data, released to mark the six-month anniversary of the launch of the trial in the capital, also revealed the top ten destinations and most popular …

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E-scooter rides rise in first week of ULEZ expansion

The first week of the Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) expansion saw more Londoners making sustainable transport choices, with the capital’s e-scooter providers Dott, Lime and TIER recording up to a 30% increase in new riders when compared to the previous week. The providers also saw an increase of just …

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Neuron launches major global technology trial

Neuron is launching a global technology trial, set to take place over six months. Starting today, 3rd November, the company will have the first of 1,500 e-scooters in cities across Australia, Canada and the UK. Neuron’s safety-first e-scooters will be fitted with a new ‘e-scooter brain’ which combines three new …

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Voi celebrates first anniversary in West of England as trial extended until 2022

Voi is celebrating the first anniversary of launching in the West of England by announcing that its trial has been extended until March 2022. Delivered in partnership with Voi, the West of England Combined Authority and the regional councils, the scheme has proven to be popular and successful. The Combined …

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Spin e-scooter trials in Essex extended to March 2022

Spin and Essex County Council have announced the extension of its e-scooter hire schemes in Essex to March 2022, aligned with the updated DfT legislation. In agreement with the local authority districts, Spin will continue to offer short term hire to riders in Basildon, Chelmsford and Colchester and it will …

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Voi celebrates one year anniversary in Liverpool as e-scooter trial extends until March 2022

Voi is celebrating its first anniversary of launching in Liverpool last October. The trial scheme, which is delivered in partnership with the Liverpool City Region Combined Authority and Liverpool City Council, has proven to be ‘one of the most popular and successful in Europe’. In recognition of this, the e-scooter …

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New data reveals mental health benefits of e-scooter hire schemes

New data released by Spin has revealed how e-scooter hire schemes have a wide range of benefits to mental wellbeing. The study explored how nearly 1,000 users felt better as a direct result of riding an e-scooter that’s part of the UK DfT’s public hire trials. The results show that …

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Voi extends e-scooter trial contracts into 2022 and proposes new classification for e-scooters

Voi has proposed a change in the law to give e-scooters their own vehicle classification. The operator has licences to operate in 17 UK towns and cities, giving Voi 60% of the UK market share. Voi’s e-scooters and e-bikes are available in major cities across the UK including Birmingham, Liverpool, …

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Plans to extend e-scooter and e-bike trials across Cambridge and Peterborough receive green light

Plans to extend e-scooter and e-bike trials across Cambridge and Peterborough received the green light from members from Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority board last Wednesday, 29th September. Recommendations to extend the ongoing e-scooter trial in Cambridge until March 2022 to continue learnings received approval, as did recommendations to expand …

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Lime celebrates 100,000 e-scooter trips in capital

Lime celebrated 100,000 e-scooter trips in the capital at Hammersmith and Fulham Council and Hammersmith’s Business Improvement District joint Car Free Day Event. Since the launch of TfL’s flagship e-scooter trial in the UK capital in June, Lime has served over 100,000 safe sustainable e-scooter rides, saving more than 150,000 …

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