Tag Archives: e-scooter trials

NYC selects Bird, Lime and VeoRide for e-scooter pilot

Bird, Lime and VeoRide have been selected for New York City’s first e-scooter pilot in eastern Bronx. The pilot is estimated to bring up to 3,000 e-scooters to the East Bronx in Phase 1 and up to as many as 6,000 in Phase 2. “We are proud to bring e-scooter …

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EAV to launch 2Charge with Spin to optimise public hire e-scooter operations

Electric Assisted Vehicles (EAV) has launched the EAV2Charge, a new ultra-lightweight commercial vehicle based on its EAV2Cubed model. While continuing to supply multiple international logistics companies from DPD to Zedify, as well as supporting supermarket deliveries by Asda and Ocado, EAV’s latest design is aimed at the fast-growing arena of …

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Sunderland’s e-scooter rental trial begins

Sunderland’s e-scooter rental trial has begun, with the first of 300 e-scooters being deployed across the city. The 12-month trial, operated by Neuron Mobility in partnership with the City Council, aims to provide the city with a safe, socially distanced and environmentally-friendly transport option for those that must travel. To …

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Great Yarmouth Borough Council launches e-scooter hire trial

People can now hire electric scooters to get around Great Yarmouth, Gorleston and Bradwell in an environmentally-friendly way thanks to a trial designed to support a green restart of local travel. With the support of Norfolk County Council and Norfolk Constabulary, Great Yarmouth Borough Council applied successfully to the Department …

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E-scooter trial launches in Copeland

An e-scooter trial has been launched in Copeland – and members of the public can now take part. E-scooters are available for hire from today from their base at Westlakes Science Park and various locations around Whitehaven, with rental times ranging from 20 minutes to 24 hours. Rental costs start …

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West of England e-scooter trial area expands

Southmead, Brislington, Emersons Green and Weston, Bath, are among the new areas where residents are now able to use rental e-scooters to access essential work and services. Following the successful launch of the West of England e-scooter trial, the trial area for the ‘hop-on hop-off’ e-scooters has expanded to include …

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Voi e-scooter trial begins in Southampton

Residents who want to try a new and environmentally-friendly way to travel can now start hiring Voi rental e-scooters as part of a DfT trial in Southampton. “We are pleased to be part of this national trial working with key stakeholders and the residents of Southampton to understand how we …

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Voi e-scooter trial launches in Portsmouth

Portsmouth County Council, in partnership with Solent Transport, has announced the launch of the Voi rental e-scooter trial. Councillor Lynne Stagg, cabinet member for traffic and transportation, said: “I am excited to see the rental e-scooter trial get underway as I believe this is an important part of investigating how …

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Spin launches public hire e-scooter trial in Clacton-on-Sea

Spin has launched its public hire e-scooter trial in Clacton-on-Sea – its fifth location in the UK following Colchester, Chelmsford, Basildon and Milton Keynes. So far, more than 15,000 rides have been taken in Essex since launch. This is part of the managed pilot trials that Essex County Council is …

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Voi e-scooters set to arrive in Portsmouth and Southampton

Voi e-scooters are set to arrive in Portsmouth and Southampton on 16th and 18th March respectively. The launch is part of a 12-month trial funded by the Department for Transport, which began on the Isle of Wight in November 2020. The trial is being led by Solent Transport, a partnership …

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