Tag Archives: Voi

WECA’s e-scooter trial hits one million rides milestone

The West of England Combined Authority’s e-scooter trial has now passed the one million rides milestone, with over three million kilometres travelled on e-scooters around the region. Operator Voi estimates that around 370,000 car trips have been replaced since the beginning of the trial, which launched back in October 2020, …

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Voi’s shared e-bikes receive CoMoUK accreditation

Voi’s shared e-bikes have been accredited by CoMoUK. Earlier this year, Voi announced the launch of its e-bike trial in Cambridge, Peterborough and Kettering. “We are very pleased to announce that Voi has been awarded the CoMoUK accreditation standard for their e-bike scheme in the UK,” said Richard Dilks, chief …

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Voi launches multi-channel brand campaign to encourage safe riding

Voi has launched a multi-channel brand campaign to encourage riders across the UK to ‘Ride Safe, Park Smart’ and always wear a helmet. The ads will be visible across multiple formats, including kiosks and large and small billboards across nine Voi locations: Bath, Bristol, Birmingham, Cambridge, Liverpool, Northampton, Oxford, Portsmouth …

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Voi launches e-scooter trial of computer vision technology designed to stop pavement riding

Voi has launched the ‘world’s first’ large scale pilot of computer vision on e-scooters, installing AI technology that can detect when an e-scooter leaves the road and rides on a pavement, or when the vehicle is parked incorrectly. The operator is working with Irish micromobility startup Luna, whose technology offers …

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E-scooters can increase public transport usage, says Voi research

Voi has revealed how a joint initiative with Stuttgart’s rail operator S-Bahn Stuttgart to integrate Voi and the Mobility Stuttgart app and improve organised parking in a central station, pushed ticket sales in the Mobility Stuttgart App to Voi users up by a third. The research was published to coincide …

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How is micromobility changing the face of cities?

Rebecca Morley chats to Per Brilioth, CEO of VNV Global, about what transport challenges cities are facing and how infrastructure is adapting Congestion and pollution have been major problems in our cities for some time now, with increasing pressure on authorities to enable greener forms of transport to help protect …

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Voi launches city guides to celebrate Clean Air Day

Voi is launching city guides for eight UK cities as well as discounts for new riders to encourage people to get out and explore their local area as part of Clean Air Day today, 17th June. Birmingham, Bristol, Bath, Cambridge, Liverpool, Northampton, Southampton and Portsmouth each have their own guide, …

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Voi implements artificial sound to protect pedestrians with sight loss

Voi is installing sound on e-scooters in three cities to combat pavement riding and help protect pedestrians with sight loss as part of the trial of e-scooters across the UK. The brand’s engineers have designed a bespoke ‘low hum’ which will be added to Voi’s bright coral e-scooters to alert …

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Voi kicks-off in-person educational safety events across UK

Voi is rolling out a series of in-person safety events in cities where its trials are taking place. Events are aimed at new and existing riders. During these sessions, people can familiarise themselves with the vehicles and receive ride demonstrations and training on how to ride and park an e-scooter …

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Twice as many people support use of e-scooters than oppose them, new poll finds

Just under half of people (48%) support the use of e-scooters, compared to 24% of those who don’t, a survey commissioned by Voi from findoutnow.co.uk has found. Of those in favour of the continued e-scooter roll-out, more than half believe that if we’re to lower the levels of pollution across the …

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