Dockless Scooter Share

Scooter and Bike Share

The State of the Micromobility Industry

The North American Bikeshare Association released the first-ever state of the industry report for active forms of micromobility—i.e., bike share and electric scooter rental companies.

January 7, 2021 - Smart Cities Dive

Electric Scooter Share

136 Million Rides and Counting: E-Scooter, Shared Bikes Gaining Riders Until the Pandemic Hit

New data from National Association of City Transportation Officials (NACTO) shows the number of rides on electric scooters and shared bikes rising by 60 percent between 2018 and 2019.

September 8, 2020 - Smart Cities Dive

Bike Share Electric Scooters

Electric Bikes and Scooters Legalized in New York City

The City Council has legalized electric scooters and bikes. A citywide shared electric scooter pilot program is expected by early 2021.

June 29, 2020 - PIX 11

Coronavirus and Lime

Can the Scooter Business Outlast the Coronavirus?

It's the end of the scooter as we know it.

May 11, 2020 - Smart Cities Dive

Electric Scooters

Parking Study: Scooter Scofflaws Far Outnumbered by Car Scofflaws

The worst offenders of parking violations on the streets today aren't scooters—they're food delivery and ride-hailing drivers.

March 5, 2020 - Cornell Chronicle

Electric Scooter Joicer

The Culling: Four Fewer Scooter Companies Allowed to Operate in D.C.

A controversial evaluation process has produced a final verdict, and four scooter companies are no longer welcome on the streets of the nation's capital.

March 1, 2020 - DCist

Electric Scooter Share

What Does the Future Hold for Electric Scooters Rentals?

Four predictions for the future of the conspicuous, controversial dockless scooter rental industry.

February 3, 2020 - CityLab

Lime Scooters

Report: Lime Likely to Lose $300 Million in 2019

Investigative journalism by The Information reveals troubling financial data at one of the largest and most visible electric scooter rental companies.

October 23, 2019 - The Information

Electric Scooter Joicer

Scooter Rides Aren't So Cheap Anymore

Although electric scooter rental companies won't confirm the reasoning behind price increases for scooter rides in the Washington, D.C. region, it's likely the same story will be repeated in other regions as well.

October 21, 2019 - The Washington Post

Salt Lake City, Utah

Survey Says: Fear of Cars Drives Scooter Riders to Sidewalks

An email survey of scooter riders in Salt Lake City would seem to make the case for more robust investment in high-quality active transportation infrastructure.

October 17, 2019 - The Salt Lake Tribune

Electric Scooters

Scooter Pilot Comes to a Close in Chicago

Chicago's heavily debated electric scooter rental pilot comes to a close today. The debate about how to treat electric scooter rentals in the future also begins today.

October 15, 2019 - Chicago Tribune

San Francisco Bike Lane

Scooter 'Redlining' Raises Questions in San Francisco

San Francisco hoped a competitive permitting process would ensure considerations of equity in the operations of scooters in the city. The results haven't lived up to expectations.

August 19, 2019 - Los Angeles Times

Electric Scooters

Scooter Curfew in Effect in Atlanta

A fourth scooter-related fatality has the city of Atlanta taking drastic measures.

August 8, 2019 - Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Florida Bikeshare

The State of Micromobility

The NACTO Bike Share and Micromobility Initiative yesterday published a bunch of data and infographics to explain the state of shared micromobility, defined as station-based bikeshare, dockless bike share, and scooter share.

April 18, 2019 - NACTO

Scooter Citations

Scooter Media Brief: Safety, Security, and Business Models Raise Concerns

Recent news has revealed some cracks in the pavement below the speedy wheels of electric scooter share.

March 13, 2019 - James Brasuell

Electric Scooter Share

Scooter Media Brief: A Fork in the Road for Scooters

A few milestones stick out from the rest of the scooter news from January 2019.

January 30, 2019 - James Brasuell

Bangkok Thailand

'New Mobility' for Everyone

Looking around the globe for lessons in equitable mobility in the new technology-enabled era of transportation.

January 18, 2019 - Thomson Reuters Foundation

E-Scooters

Scooter Media Brief: The Dawn of the Age of Scooters

Electric scooter rentals will never be new again.

December 31, 2018 - James Brasuell

Dockless Scooter Share

Scooter Media Brief: Then the CDC Rode In

There's still plenty of electric scooter news in the world.

December 14, 2018 - James Brasuell

Capitol Hill

People of Color in D.C. Prefer Dockless Bike Share

A new study confirms that dockless bike share has proven more successful in reaching a more diverse population in D.C. than the more traditional bike share system, Capital Bikshare.

November 20, 2018 - Streetsblog USA

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