Electric Scooter Share
E-Scooters Are Rolling Into Queens
Citing the success of a shared scooter program in the Bronx, New York City officials are expanding e-scooter service to parts of eastern Queens.
Scooter-Share Company Tosses Financial Reports
Bird was counting money in customers’ digital “wallets” as revenue, and has admitted that financial statements from 2020 and 2021 “should no longer be relied upon.”
The Electric Scooter Rebound
The nascent electric scooter rental industry came close to total collapse during the pandemic, but riders are back in bigger numbers than ever and the companies hope to build momentum on growing concerns about the climate impacts of transportation.
E-Scooter Helmet Laws Could Harm Ridership
Transportation experts warn that mandatory helmet laws for shared e-scooters could cripple the nascent industry and discourage casual rides.
What Is Micromobility?
Micromobility is an umbrella term encompassing a variety of small, generally low-speed vehicles and conveyances that can be electric or human-powered and privately owned or part of shared fleets.
E-Scooters Are Coming to New York City
Major micromobility comapnies and lesser known competitors are stating their interest to take part in a New York City e-scooter pilot program slated for Spring 2021.
Rescuing Shared Bikes (and E-Scooters) During a Pandemic
An interview with Kurt Kaminer, founder of the Bike Share Museum in Miami.
Mobility-as-a-Service Providers Disappear Along With Public Transit During Protests
Mobility-as-a-service companies have disappeared when essential workers needed them most, falling short of their promoted role as gap fillers.
Can the Scooter Business Outlast the Coronavirus?
It's the end of the scooter as we know it.
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.
Big Bike and Scooter Rental Shakeup Coming to Denver
Publically-owned bikeshare company B-Cycle will be scrapped and eventually be replaced, and the city is also planning to overhaul it's pilot dockless bike and scooter rental program.
Density Drives Demand for Electric Scooters
Lyft is ceasing operations of its electric scooter business in six U.S. cities, citing the lack of population density as a reason business struggled in those markets.
JUMP, Uber's Bike and Scooter Rental Business, Creates Privacy Controversy in L.A.
The battle over privacy data will move to court, as Uber and the Los Angeles Department of Transportation has been able to work out their differences regarding the use of the city's mobility data specification.
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.
NACTO Releases Updated Guidelines for Shared Micromobility
The National Association of City Transportation Officials (NACTO) is providing guidance for cities struggling to reckon with the sudden evolution of transportation modes in urban areas.
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.
Scooter Curfew in Effect in Atlanta
A fourth scooter-related fatality has the city of Atlanta taking drastic measures.
Scooter Vigilante Shut Down
A scooter vigilante's activities in Scottsdale were short lived. A local columnist has an ambivalent take on the story.
Electric Scooters Less Common in Low-Income Neighborhoods, Despite Local Regulations
Regulations for the operation of electric scooter share in Columbus, Ohio require companies to distribute scooter in low-income neighborhoods. The companies haven't been living up to their part of the deal.
CDC Releases Report on Electric Scooters and Public Health
A highly anticipated analysis of public health outcomes caused by the proliferation of electric scooters has been released. Most of the reported are considered preventable.
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