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.
Most Scoter Riders Crash on the Sidewalk, Study Finds
New data on scooter safety highlights the ongoing need for cities and micromobility companies to figure out how to keep scooter riders safe in cities.
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.
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.
Can the Scooter Business Outlast the Coronavirus?
It's the end of the scooter as we know it.
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.
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.
What Does the Future Hold for Electric Scooters Rentals?
Four predictions for the future of the conspicuous, controversial dockless scooter rental industry.
Toward a Vocabulary of Micromobility
All these newfangled devices and no universal nomenclature.
The Electric Scooter Gender Gap
Men are twice as likely to ride electric scooters and related small, electric assist vehicles, according to new research.
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.
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.
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.
Self-Scooting Scooter Startup Wants to Solve Clutter Problem
Autonomous micromobility could solve some of dockless bike and scooter share companies' largest remaining challenges, like the local availability of scooters and conformity to local and federal regulations.
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.
Green Electricity for Lime Scooters
A new program that will incentivize scooter "juicers," the people who collect and charge electric scooters for a fee, to switch to green energy.
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.
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