Tag Archives: e-scooters

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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Spin e-scooter trials in Essex extended to March 2022

Spin and Essex County Council have announced the extension of its e-scooter hire schemes in Essex to March 2022, aligned with the updated DfT legislation. In agreement with the local authority districts, Spin will continue to offer short term hire to riders in Basildon, Chelmsford and Colchester and it will …

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Voi celebrates one year anniversary in Liverpool as e-scooter trial extends until March 2022

Voi is celebrating its first anniversary of launching in Liverpool last October. The trial scheme, which is delivered in partnership with the Liverpool City Region Combined Authority and Liverpool City Council, has proven to be ‘one of the most popular and successful in Europe’. In recognition of this, the e-scooter …

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Tier integrates with Google Maps in UK

Tier has teamed up with Google Maps in the UK, giving people in London and York access to the company’s e-scooters through the navigation app. The integration will enable riders plotting a route via Google Maps to easily locate nearby Tier e-scooters, as well as clearly displaying how much their …

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