Tag Archives: e-scooters

Beryl celebrates first anniversary of Bournemouth and Poole e-scooter scheme

Micromobility provider Beryl is celebrating the first anniversary of its e-scooter scheme in Bournemouth and Poole. Launched on 25th January 2021 in partnership with BCP Council, the DfT pilot scheme surpassed a million kilometres (1,006,442km) over the weekend from 264,346 separate journeys in its first year. Feedback from users shows …

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Lime offers gift-swap for anyone given illegal e-scooter for Christmas 

Lime has launched an innovative gift-swap for anyone who was given an illegal scooter for Christmas.  The shared e-scooter provider, which currently runs rental schemes in London, Milton Keynes, and Manchester, is letting people swap their new scooter for free Lime rides following the festive period.  Private e-scooters are illegal …

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Lime partners with Multiverse to provide accessible transport to its apprentices throughout UK

Lime has partnered with EdTech start-up Multiverse to provide its community of more than 5,000 apprentices in the UK with 50% off all Lime e-bike and scooter rides. The discounted rides from Lime will support Multiverse’s mission to break down barriers to jobs and education, and ensure young people have …

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Private e-scooters banned from TfL network due to fire risks 

Private-use e-scooters have been banned from London’s transport network due to concerns over fire risks.  Transport for London (TfL), the authority responsible for much of London’s public transport, has announced that all privately-owned e-scooters and e-unicycles are banned from Monday, 13th December. The decision has been made because of safety …

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Neuron launches festive ScootSafe campaign to improve e-scooter safety in run up to Christmas

E-scooter operator Neuron Mobility is launching a festive ScootSafe campaign in order to remind riders of the safe riding rules in the lead up to the Christmas holidays and New Year’s Eve. The festive period sees e-scooters typically used by more people, said Neuron, some of whom are less familiar …

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Voi e-scooters now available on Free Now app in Oxford

Voi e-scooters are now available on the Free Now app in Oxford. Through this integration, Free Now users in Oxford can now unlock a Voi e-scooter through the Free Now app, allowing more people locally to use this sustainable mode of transport. Since the launch of Voi’s e-scooter trial in …

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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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Dott e-scooters and e-bikes now available on Google Maps

Dott’s e-scooters and e-bikes are now available on Google Maps. When planning a journey, users of Google Maps will now find Dott’s e-scooters and e-bikes as a travel option, along with estimates for cost and travel time. The feature is now available in Belgium, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Norway, Poland, …

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