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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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Dott tackles e-scooter accessibility in London

Dott is launching a “multi-pronged approach” in an effort to make e-scooters more accessible to those with disabilities. The announcement comes after Dott won a tender to take part in London’s ongoing e-scooter trial, bringing its sensor technology, rider-facing training, smart parking technology and sound detection to the UK. Sensor …

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E-scooter rentals could replace five million London car trips annually

London’s recently launched e-scooter rental scheme could replace five million car trips in the capital every year if it reaches full capacity, according to analysis from Tier, one of London’s chosen e-scooter operators. The research, which comes as London marks London Climate Action Week, demonstrates the significant environmental benefits that …

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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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