Electric Scooters

Lime Scooters

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.

November 10, 2020 - Smart Cities Dive

Paris Mobility

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.

October 20, 2020 - 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

Bike Share Electric Scooters

Toward a Vocabulary of Micromobility

All these newfangled devices and no universal nomenclature.

January 23, 2020 - The City Fix

Dockless Scooter Share

The Electric Scooter Gender Gap

Men are twice as likely to ride electric scooters and related small, electric assist vehicles, according to new research.

December 10, 2019 - CityLab

Denver Bikes

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.

November 22, 2019 - The Denver Post

Electric Scooters

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.

November 17, 2019 - TechCrunch

Uber Jump bike

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.

November 1, 2019 - 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

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.

October 16, 2019 - Smart Cities Dive

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

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.

September 29, 2019 - CityLab

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.

September 18, 2019 - Smart Cities Dive

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