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Google Maps integrates with Lime in more than 100 cities

Google Maps integrates with Lime in more than 100 cities

Google Maps will show users where a Lime vehicle is available, how long it will take to walk there, a price estimate as well as battery range.

Ride Report aims to provide trustworthy micro-mobility data to cities

Ride Report aims to provide trustworthy micro-mobility data to cities

Scheme operators will be scored based on their performance against rigorous data benchmarks, helping cities understand which operators are meeting their compliance requirements.

Lime and Octopus team for a greener London

Lime and Octopus team for a greener London

Lime warehouses, which charge Lime-E electric assist bike batteries, are being powered by clean and renewable energy in the UK capital.

The near future of urban mobility

The near future of urban mobility

Improving mobility is complex, affected by many inter-related and shifting trends. Phil Williams, Director of Strategic Partnerships at Iomob, looks at how we move towards ’mobility heaven’ and avoid ’driverless car hell’.

Do e-scooters and bikes share similar risks?

Do e-scooters and bikes share similar risks?

Based on internal and independent third party data, a research report on e-scooter safety by Bird suggests that e-scooters have a similar injury rate to bicycling.

Major US cities partner for micro-mobility pilot

Major US cities partner for micro-mobility pilot

Charlotte, Detroit and Omaha are using the Passport mobility platform to better manage scooter deployments and their kerbsides.
Podcast: Take off your tech goggles, with Ben Green, author of The Smart Enough City

Special Reports

Podcast: Take off your tech goggles, with Ben Green, author of The Smart Enough City

Green offers insights into why technology is not an end in itself and how cities can be “smart enough,” using technology to promote democracy and equity.

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