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Micro-mobility company launches research fund for use of e-scooters

Micro-mobility company launches research fund for use of e-scooters

Research will focus on the various safety aspects of e-scooter use as well as rider travel behaviour and the challenges and opportunities of the integration of e-scooters within a city.

Bristol and Bath launch e-scooter rental trials

Bristol and Bath launch e-scooter rental trials

During the trial, operator Voi will hold weekly safety pop-up events where ambassadors will be on hand to answer any questions about how to use the scooters safely.

Lime launches MaaS platform and forms partnership with Wheels

Lime launches MaaS platform and forms partnership with Wheels

The new micro-mobility platform will launch this winter in Austin, Berlin, Miami and Seattle with Lime aiming to be the one-stop-shop for anyone looking to take a car-free trip under five miles.

Bosch and Peachtree Corners collaborate on the “city street of the future”

Bosch and Peachtree Corners collaborate on the “city street of the future”

The Georgia city will enable Bosch to prove out its latest, most advanced edge computing capabilities to manage and analyse traffic via Curiosity Lab’s connected intersection.

Canberra to launch shared e-scooter scheme

Canberra to launch shared e-scooter scheme

The shared scheme will be run by two companies, Beam Mobility and Neuron Mobility, with a maximum of 1,500 e-scooters made available in the Australian capital city.

Go-ahead given for Norwich e-scooter trial

Go-ahead given for Norwich e-scooter trial

Beryl Bikes will operate the service with an initial 100 scooters from September as part of a city-wide multimodal trial that also includes bikes, and e-bikes.

Spin launches e-scooter trial in Milton Keynes

Spin launches e-scooter trial in Milton Keynes

The Ford-owned micro-mobility unit is working closely with the council to roll out its fleet responsibly and said public safety is the top priority.

Electric mopeds expand micro-mobility options in Italian cities

Electric mopeds expand micro-mobility options in Italian cities

Helbiz has expanded its fleet of electric vehicles following an agreement with moped operator MiMoto and will make them available in Italy initially and then across Europe and the US.

West Midlands local authorities to trial e-scooters

West Midlands local authorities to trial e-scooters

Trials will take place in dedicated zones in each local authority, covering areas where existing on-highway infrastructure is in place to safely accommodate e-scooter use.

Austin launches pilot to test scooter infrastructure

Austin launches pilot to test scooter infrastructure

Austin Transportation and Swiftmile are undertaking the six-month, no-cost pilot project to test the usability of the company’s universal scooter parking and charging stations for e-scooters.