Tag Archives: London

Tier partners with Captur to encourage reporting of e-scooter misuse as London trial expands

Tier will further tackle e-scooter safety issues in the capital by encouraging riders and pedestrians to report misparking, misuse and abandonment through a new QR code feature. The feature, launched in partnership with AI startup Captur, is just one of the several initiatives rolled out to improve the safety of …

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Westminster joins London’s rental e-scooter trial

TfL, Westminster City Council and London Councils have announced an expansion of the capital’s rental e-scooter trial, with e-scooters available to rent in Westminster from today, 2nd August. Following the Government’s decision to legalise rental trials of e-scooters, TfL and London Councils launched a trial of rental e-scooters in the capital in June. The trial initially covered …

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City of London, Lambeth and Southwark join London’s rental e-scooter trial 

TfL and London Councils have expanded the capital’s trial of rental e-scooters. E-scooters are now available to rent  in the City of London and northern parts of Lambeth. Southwark will also join the trial as a ride-through borough. The expansion will mean that the number of vehicles will increase from around 600 to …

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Beeline partners with Tier to provide safe navigation for e-scooters in London

Beeline has partnered with Tier to enable ‘easier, safer and more pleasant’ journeys in the capital as part of the London e-scooter trial. Tier has integrated Beeline’s routing software and navigation interface into its app for users in London. People will be able to type in their destination within the …

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Dott tackles e-scooter accessibility in London

Dott is launching a “multi-pronged approach” in an effort to make e-scooters more accessible to those with disabilities. The announcement comes after Dott won a tender to take part in London’s ongoing e-scooter trial, bringing its sensor technology, rider-facing training, smart parking technology and sound detection to the UK. Sensor …

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E-scooter rentals could replace five million London car trips annually

London’s recently launched e-scooter rental scheme could replace five million car trips in the capital every year if it reaches full capacity, according to analysis from Tier, one of London’s chosen e-scooter operators. The research, which comes as London marks London Climate Action Week, demonstrates the significant environmental benefits that …

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HumanForest launching new e-bike fleet in London this summer

HumanForest is to launch its new fleet of e-bikes in London this summer, following a pilot last year. The bikes have long-range, swappable batteries. To make rides affordable and accessible, HumanForest’s advertising revenue model means users will receive 10 minutes free every day. Customers will then pay £0.15 per minute …

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London’s rental e-scooter trial begins

TfL, London Councils, participating boroughs and e-scooter operators Dott, Lime and Tier have today launched a trial of rental e-scooters in the capital, which will last for up to 12 months. Following the Government’s announcement to legalise rental trials of e-scooters run by local authorities, TfL and London Councils launched an …

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Tier to introduce new pricing model to discourage reckless riding in London trial

One of London’s e-scooter operators Tier is rolling out a new pricing model for the upcoming trial in the capital, designed to tackle reckless riding. The operator will introduce Safety Pricing – meaning it won’t charge riders when vehicles are stationary during trips. Typically, e-scooter riders are up against the …

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