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Spin e-scooters arriving in Basildon next week

Spin is launching its first Essex public hire e-scooter trial in Basildon next Monday, 7th December. 50 e-scooters will be available for hire in the town. This is the first step in a managed phased launch which Spin is looking to gradually expand hand in hand with demand and working …

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Spin launches UK’s ‘first’ micromobility research fund

Spin is launching the UK’s ‘first’ micromobility research fund. It will be aimed at “tackling the challenges, exploring the opportunities, and answering the questions our industry faces as it matures”. Spin’s commitment of £100,000 will, over the next 12 months, support top researchers from ten leading universities in the UK …

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E-scooter trials given green light in Essex

Pilot trials of e-scooter travel in six locations across Essex have been given a green light to go ahead. Essex County Council, working with Essex commercial partner Spin and district, borough and city councils and Essex Police, is leading on the electric scooter trials as part of its Safer, Greener, …

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Spin offering free rides to healthcare workers and subsidised rates to low-income riders

Spin has launched two schemes, Spin Access and Spin Everyday Heroes, to support key workers and low-income riders in the UK with free and subsidised rides in its areas of operations. Both programmes are now live in Milton Keynes and will also be available in additional locations where Spin is …

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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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Chicago launches second e-scooter pilot with Bird, Lime and Spin



Chicago has begun its second e-scooter pilot with new rules implemented to enforce more organised parking. Micromobility firms Bird, Lime and Spin have been licensed to distribute 9,999 e-scooters between them; 3,333 each. 

The scooters will be available to ride between 5am and 10pm. Helmets are encouraged but not required, …

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