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Camden to join London’s rental e-scooter trial

TfL, Camden Council and London Councils have announced an expansion of the capital’s trial of rental e-scooters, with e-scooters available to rent in Camden from 27th September. Camden becomes the tenth borough to join the trial alongside Ealing, Hammersmith and Fulham, Kensington and Chelsea, Richmond, Tower Hamlets (including Canary Wharf), City …

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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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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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TfL’s Santander Cycles to introduce e-bikes in 2022

Around 500 e-bikes are set to be introduced to TfL’s Santander Cycles scheme from next summer. Santander is extending its sponsorship of TfL’s flagship cycle hire scheme until 2025, supporting TfL as it moves forward with planned investment in cycle hire. The next three years will see Santander Cycles expanded to …

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Santander Cycles sees record new users during tenth anniversary year

Figures released by TfL have shown a 167% rise in new 24-hour Santander Cycles membership registrations in the year to December 2020, representing the largest increase in the scheme’s ten-year history, Total hire numbers for 2020 were 10,434,167, an increase of around 6,000 hires from 2019, despite an overall reduction …

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MET Police issues open letter to retailers on responsible sale of e-scooters

The Metropolitan Police, alongside its partners at the Mayor’s Office for London, has issued an open letter to retailers on the responsible sale of e-scooters. Privately owned e-scooters remain illegal on roads and in public places in the UK, but the letter says many customers may not be aware of …

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TfL looking for e-scooter operators for year-long rental trial in capital

TfL, London Councils and London’s boroughs are working together on plans for a trial of rental e-scooters in the capital. This trial aims to promote safety standards and develop a better understanding of the impact of this emerging mode of transport on London’s roads. A competition has been launched today, which is …

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London to host one of the largest capital city car-free zones in the world

Sadiq Khan and TfL intend to transform parts of central London into one of the largest car-free zones in any capital city in the world. The plan will be implemented to ensure safe social distancing on public transport in London as lockdown restrictions are eased, and will help support increased …

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