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Christchurch launches electric bike hire trial with Lime

Christchurch launches electric bike hire trial with Lime

The council wants to investigate how a shared e-bike service might fit into the transport network in the long-term in the New Zealand city.

AI computer vision used on e-scooters to detect pedestrian movement

AI computer vision used on e-scooters to detect pedestrian movement

Electric scooter company Voi is using technology from Luna to sense pedestrians, recognise pavements and react accordingly to ensure both rider and pedestrian safety.

Las Palmas de Gran Canaria and Funchal mobility strategies recognised

Las Palmas de Gran Canaria and Funchal mobility strategies recognised

The island capital cities took the top honours at the 2020 Civitas Awards, which recognise cities and towns demonstrating excellence in the areas of sustainable transport policy-making and measures.

Zipp Mobility appoints US e-scooter executive

Zipp Mobility appoints US e-scooter executive

The company’s e-scooter model has recently been approved by the UK Department for Transport for use in shared e-scooter trials, in co-operation with local councils, across the UK.

West Midlands announces e-scooter trial

West Midlands announces e-scooter trial

Voi has been awarded an exclusive tender and will work with Transport for West Midlands to bring e-scooters to major towns and cities in the region including Birmingham and Coventry.

City of Yonkers launches shared e-scooter scheme

City of Yonkers launches shared e-scooter scheme

This marks the first ever e-scooter pilot in New York State and is scheduled to launch later this month with electric transportation specialist Bird the exclusive provider.