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Tier scooters and bikes added to Google Maps in 200 cities

E-scooters an e-bikes operated by micromobility brand Tier are now included in Google Maps in more than 200 cities.  This collaboration between Berlin-based Tier and Google means that consumers can now incorporate micromobility options when planning their routes through the mapping feature.  Google Maps will also include additional information like …

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World Car Free Day: ‘For many choosing cycling or an e-scooter can feel unattainable’

As Thursday 22nd September marks World Car Free Day, a host of micromobility brands have been launching initiatives and holding events to mark the occasion.  World Car Free day is an initiative established by pedestrian advocacy charity Living Streets to raise awareness about the negative impacts congestion and motor traffic …

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Tier appoints new chief business officer and chief people officer as company looks to profitability 

Micromobility brand Tier has appointed two new seniors members, as the German-based company looks to become a profitable organisation.  Markus Windisch joins Tier as chief business officer, following seven years at food delivery service HelloFresh, most recently leading operations as international chief operating officer.  Trecilla Lobo will be joining Tier …

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Micromobility provider Spin trials public-private partnership to provide free transport to low income residents 

Micromobility provider Spin is trialling a public-private partnership to provide free transportation to low income residents in a US city.  Spin, formerly owned by motor company Ford before it was bought by Tier Mobility in March 2022, is providing free access to shared mobility and public transit services to 50 …

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Tier unveils new sixth generation e-scooter

Shared micromobility operator Tier has unveiled its sixth generation e-scooter, which will be rolled out in Germany, Austria, Hungary and Sweden.  The new Tier 6 features a host of updated features, including direct visual feedback for riders in slow zones, no parking, and no go zones via the display, as …

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Tier sponsors return of parliamentary bike ride in London 

Micromobility provider Tier has sponsored the return of the parliamentary bike ride, bringing together politicians, advocates and experts to ride in London.  This year’s event, which took place on Tuesday (28th June), was attended by Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Department for Transport Trudy Harrison MP, and cycling …

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Tier hosts e-scooter safety session for MPs and Peers ahead of legislation update 

Tier has hosted an e-scooter safety session for MPs and Peers, in an attempt to assure politicians about the future of the transport mode.  The e-scooter training sessions Parliamentarians were given the opportunity to test ride Tier e-scooters, and discuss what future legislation on private-use machines might look like. Sessions …

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Tier takes over Essex’s shared e-scooter scheme following Spin acquisition

Micromobility operator Tier has started managing the operations of the shared e-scooter scheme in Essex, in partnership with Essex County Council, as part of the nationwide trials run by the DfT. This follows Tier’s recent acquisition of Spin, the Ford-owned company that has run the service since the beginning of …

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Tier launches dockless e-bikes in Hammersmith and Fulham 

Micromobility operator Tier has announced its latest expansion in London, launching dockless e-bikes in west London.  Tier, which already runs an e-scooter fleet across London as part of Transport for London’s scooter trial, and operates an e-bike scheme in Islington, has now launched its electric bikes in Hammersmith and Fulham. …

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Significant number of Brits want to switch to e-scooters and bikes to combat climate change, study finds 

A significant number of Brits want to help tackle climate change by switching to e-bikes and e-scooters, a new study has found.  Research commissioned by micromobility provider Tier, carried out by Opinium, found that almost a third of British people would switch to light electric vehicles (LEVs) to reduce their …

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