People and Skills
People and Skills
Enter a search term
PEOPLE & SKILLS
Ebooks / Spotlights
Smart Cities News
UK council forms tech partnership to enhance e-scooter safety
02 Mar 2021
Northamptonshire County Council is using the Vianova data platform to digitally design, implement and enforce more than 250 regulations for e-scooters deployed as part of trials across the county.
Spin to bring remotely operated e-scooters to cities in 2021
27 Jan 2021
It marks the first concrete plans to roll out the three-wheeled e-scooter, the Spin S-200, which has been co-developed with Segway-Ninebot, via a partnership between Spin and Tortoise.
Micro-mobility company launches research fund for use of e-scooters
26 Nov 2020
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
29 Oct 2020
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
09 Oct 2020
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”
14 Sep 2020
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
28 Aug 2020
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
26 Aug 2020
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
24 Aug 2020
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
07 Aug 2020
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
22 Jul 2020
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
29 Jun 2020
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.
Spin announces first international micro-mobility launch in Cologne
16 Jun 2020
The Ford Motor Company subsidiary’s e-scooters can be rented for €0.30 per minute and further deployments will follow in the German cities of Dortmund and Essen.
Peachtree Corners launches fleet of teleoperated scooters for public use
20 May 2020
The Gwinnett County city in the US will run an initial six-month pilot of the e-scooters which will also provide another form of transport to help recover from lockdown.
Which US states rank as innovation champions?
09 Jan 2020
The Consumer Technology Association ranks the states on how supportive their policies are and the latest list shows innovation is not confined to the coastal tech hubs.
Luna to pilot cm-level positioning for e-scooters in Dublin
16 Dec 2019
The new technology could help micromobility providers better manage their fleets and therefore reduce the disruption and conflict seen in some cities.
Blockchain-based e-mobility pilot to be trialled in Bonn
12 Sep 2019
Deutsche Telekom’s innovation unit is launching Xride at its headquarters in the German city, which will make use of a fleet of electric scooters for use by employees.
Where does micro-mobility have most potential?
09 Sep 2019
The high proportion of short-distance trips – independent of a city’s density or public transit network – highlights the universal potential for shared scooters and bikes in a new report.
Scoot e-bikes come to Santiago
29 May 2019
The EV company becomes the first shared, electric bicycle operator in Chile and will expand to other parts of the capital city with additional e-bikes and electric scooters.
Do e-scooters and bikes share similar risks?
04 Apr 2019
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.
Playbook guides cities on implementing micro-mobility solutions
17 Jan 2019
The Transportation for America alliance has produced the guide in collaboration with 23 cities who shared their knowledge and experience
25 Feb 2021
How consumer tech is making Stockholm run more smoothly
Smartphones are proving to be an unusual but effective tool in improving the quality of roads in Sweden.
Think tank: Sex(ism) and the city
Financing city digitisation in a post-pandemic world
How can public services break silos to get smarter?
White Paper: Edge computing and AI - the foundations of the best in class smart city
Insight Report: Distributed Acoustic Sensors and the Smart Cities of the Future
Research Report: How smart is your office?
Advertise with Us
Terms and Conditions
© 2021 SmartCitiesWorld
2nd Floor, St Mary Abchurch House, 123 Cannon Street, London, EC4N 5AU