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People on bike share bikes on bridge with Minneapolis, Minnesota skyline in background

Tracking the Recovery of Shared Mobility

A new report outlines ridership trends and the keys to success for bike and scooter share systems.

November 9, 2023 - Smart Cities Dive

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Bikeshare Ridership Up From Pre-Pandemic Levels

Shared micromobility, particularly docked bikeshare systems, are seeing record growth, but ‘scooter inflation’ may cool riders’ enthusiasm.

December 2, 2022 - Bloomberg CityLab

South Beach Open Streets

Miami Reinstates E-Scooter Program

After abruptly ending its shared e-scooter program last month, Miami is letting the devices return to its streets–with some new rules.

December 3, 2021 - Smart Cities Dive


'Bikeshare Transit Act' Would Make Federal Transit Funding Available for Micromobility

The Congressional Bike Caucus has reintroduced the Bikeshare Transit Act.

February 3, 2021 - Streetsblog USA

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Shared Mobility Subsidies Dry Up, Revealing the Industry’s Economic Realities

Companies are looking to generate profits, but customers have come to expect low-cost, subsidized travel and raising prices will prove challenging.

August 16, 2019 - Time

Valencia, Spain

Weekly Scooter Media Brief: September 21-27, 2018

Recent electric scooter news is defined by tragedy.

September 28, 2018 - Planetizen

Scooter Share

Who Should Pay for Streets?

Electric scooters in Portland will pay a road fee, but according to this article, cities would do well to hold cars to the same standard as scooters.

August 6, 2018 - City Observatory

Venice Beach Pedestrian and Bike Path

Study: Scooters Are Really Popular

The narrative of electric scooter users as affluent, entitled, and "tech bro-y" does not reflect the demographics of fans of the new mobility technology, according to a new study. Electric scooters are actually very popular.

July 27, 2018 - Wired

Electric Scooters

Scooter Companies Offering Discounted Rides for Low-Income Users

Bird announced its One Bird program earlier this month.

July 24, 2018 - Smart Cities Dive

Bike and Scooter SHare

Lyft to Add Bike and Scooter Share Options

The transportation network company is integrating new mobility options to help fill the first-last mile gap in cities.

July 21, 2018 - Medium

Free Floating Bikeshare

Dockless Scooters and Bike Share Meet Mixed Receptions

Milwaukee is poised to start a Scooter share pilot. Meanwhile, a “lock to” requirement for bikes in Chicago may stop companies like ofo and Lime from keeping a foothold in that city.

July 17, 2018 - Next City


Philadelphia to License Dockless Bike and Scooter Share Companies

Philadelphia offers another regulatory model to respond to the proliferation of dockless bike, ebike, and electric scooter share companies.

June 27, 2018 - PlanPhilly

Hoover Boards and Bus Transit

Miami Sends Cease and Desist to Electric Scooter Companies

Two major scooter companies operating in Miami have ceased operations in the city, at least for now.

June 27, 2018 - Miami Herald

Dockless Scooter

New Chapter in the San Francisco Scooter Wars: Removal

The city attorney vows to bring order to the streets (and sidewalks) of San Francisco by requiring electric scooter share companies to apply for permits. First step: all e-scooters must be removed by June 4, or risk a $100 fine per day per scooter.

May 29, 2018 - San Francisco Chronicle


Plugging in Scooters for a Living

Electric scooters need maintenance and charges, so Bird is using the gig economy to make sure its scooters keep scooting.

May 12, 2018 - Curbed

San Francisco Bike Lane

E-Scooters and Dockless Bikeshare Could Deliver Transit Access to the Underserved

Instead of focusing on the potential of new forms of for-hire personal transportation to level the mobility playing field, every article about scooters and dockless bikeshare seems to go something like this: "Deadly Scooter Craze Scoots On."

May 8, 2018 - Recode

Dockless Scooters

Dockless Electric Scooter Share on the Rise

Limebike and Bird are mobility companies currently offering ride share for electric scooters in Washington, D.C. and Los Angeles, respectively.

March 21, 2018 - City Lab

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