Tag Archives: e-scooters

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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Beryl celebrates one year since launch of bike share scheme in Norwich

Beryl and Norfolk County Council are celebrating one year of healthier and greener transport in Norwich since the launch of its bike share scheme. The scheme was launched on 17th March 2020 and now also includes e-bikes and e-scooters. Over 370,000 kilometres have been covered within the city across 97,000 journeys. These trips …

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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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Beryl, Jobcentre Plus partner to support those on Kickstart Scheme with sustainable transport

Beryl has partnered with Jobcentre Plus to support young people on the UK Government’s Kickstart Scheme with an affordable, sustainable and enjoyable transport option. The new travel initiative will allow anyone on the Kickstart Scheme across Bournemouth, Poole, Christchurch and Isle of Wight to access discounted journey options to and from …

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Wind introducing coupons for NHS key workers in Nottingham

Wind Mobility is introducing £25 coupons for NHS key workers that can be used to rent Wind e-scooters in Nottingham. NHS key workers who want to benefit from this offer can apply and the coupon will be added to their Wind accounts. The initiative is part of the “Helping Hands” …

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Voi teams up with DriveTech for online road safety module

Voi has teamed up with DriveTech to deliver a training programme to support its commitment to safe e-scooter use. “Together, we created an online learning module to help our riders and the public become familiar with e-scooters, identify risks on the road, and learn what they can do to encourage …

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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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Duckt launches pilot project in Paris for universal charging docks technology

Micromobility infrastructure innovator Duckt has been awarded a pilot project for the installation of 150 dock, lock and charge points across the Paris Rive Gauche. The project aims to demonstrate how universal charging infrastructure can accelerate micromobility use to reduce climate impact in the city. After responding to a Paris …

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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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Tier partners with Northvolt to equip e-scooters with greener batteries

Tier has partnered with Northvolt to improve the environmental impact of batteries used for the company’s electric vehicles. A first pilot project will see 5,000 Tier scooters equipped with batteries from Northvolt. The mining of raw materials for batteries and battery manufacturing processes account for the majority of greenhouse gases …

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