Tag Archives: e-scooters

Neuron Mobility set for Slough e-scooter rollout

Neuron Mobility is set to roll out in Slough as part of the ongoing UK e-scooter trials. The 12-month trial, due to commence in mid-October, will see 250 rides deployed across the town. According to a joint statement from Neuron and Slough Borough Council, the operator was selected due to …

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Spin e-scooters to be scaled up in Milton Keynes following positive initial trial

Spin e-scooters are set to be scaled up throughout Milton Keynes after the rental company surpassed 10,000 rides in the town. The company’s initial rollout in the area – part of the UK’s ongoing e-scooter trials – included 100 e-scooters being placed on the streets. In the coming weeks, that …

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Beryl e-scooters arrive in Norwich

Beryl has begun to gradually roll out e-scooters in Norwich – adding another sustainable journey option to its multimodal smart fleet.  As part of the agreed 12-month trial with Norfolk County Council and the Department for Transport, Beryl will slowly introduce up to 100 e-scooters available for hire alongside its …

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E-scooters and the cycling industry: Richard Thorpe, Gocycle

E-scooters have evolved to become one of the key cycling industry talking points in recent years. Four industry stalwarts give their take on e-scooters’ impact on the cycling industry and the micromobility market as a whole. Today, we hear from Gocycle’s Richard Thorpe I’ll jump straight to the point – …

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E-scooter trial launched in Stafford

Staffordshire County Council and transport partner Amey have joined with e-scooter providers Ginger and Zwings to launch micromobility trials in Stafford and Newcastle-Under-Lyme, as part of the Adept Smart Places Live Labs programme. The Live Labs Simulate programme, run by the county council and Amey, is designed to test new …

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Sarajevo to ‘trust public’ and host untethered e-scooters despite global reports of misuse

Sarajevo is the latest city to play host to the e-scooter revolution after Beebee launched 72 shared rides in the Bosnian capital. The service – accessed via the Beebee app – allows users to locate the nearest e-scooter, check its battery condition and reserve it and a cost of 17KM …

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Zipp Mobility appoints new COO, accelerates e-scooter trial plans

Zipp Mobility has appointed Peter McGannon-Gomez as COO as part of plans to accelerate its shared e-scooter trial operations across the UK. McGannon-Gomez previously served as vice president of operations a Blue Duck Scooters, a San Antonio-based company operating e-scooters in seven cities across Texas and the south-east. Zipp was …

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Coventry e-scooter trial paused amid ‘improper use’

A Government-backed trial in Coventry to look at the best approach to legalising the use of e-scooters has been paused after concerns that some users have been riding the scooters on pavements. The Government has amended legislation to legalise the use of e-scooters – under controlled conditions – as part …

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DfT approves another micromobility provider for UK e-scooter trials

Helbiz is the latest in a string of micromobility providers to be officially approved by the DfT for UK e-scooter trials. The company has also partnered with short-distance transportation manufacturer Segway-Ninebot to equip its fleets as it looks to begin operations in the region. Helbiz said it has identified over …

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Halfords e-mobility sales rise 230% amid transport revolution

Halfords has reported a 230% increase in e-bikes and e-scooters year-on-year. The announcement was made as part of the company’s trading update for the 20-week period to 21st August, which saw cycling like-for-like revenue rise 59.1%. There was growth across all product categories, the retailer said, with an increase of …

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