Category archives for: eScooters

Lime Wants Scooter Map App Out Of The App Store

Last year, the Scooter Map app was released; it allows scooter chargers (the people who earn money from juicing up scooters at night) to see and pick scooters from multiple scooter rental companies all in one single app. A few days ago Lime sent new cease and desist letter to Scooter Map, which pulls Lime […]

JUMP Scooter Pilot In San Francisco Now Includes Adaptive E-Scooters

Uber’s scooter rental service, JUMP has begun its adaptive scooter pilot in partnership with San Francisco Bike Rentals. This is part of Uber’s permit with the city of San Francisco, which requires all electric scooter operators to pilot adaptive scooter share. “We’re committed to helping improve access to transportation for everyone in San Francisco and […]

Lime Removes Scooters And Exits Many Markets Around The World In The Goal Of Being Profitable

Lime has exiting or has exited markets recently. In a blog post  Brad Bao, the CEO and co-founder of Lime, announced the company would be leaving 12 cities around the world in order to shift “our primary focus to profitability.” Those cities include: Atlanta; Phoenix, Ariz.; San Diego, Calif.; San Antonio, Texas; Linz, Austria; Bogota, […]

Lime Now Puts A Speed Limit For Scoots In Tel Aviv

Lime now enforces speed limits on its Tel Aviv scooters. Starting earlier this week, the company’s scooters—which have a maximum speed of 25 kilometers per hour—automatically slow down when reaching certain areas. On the city’s central Ibn Gabirol Street, the speed limit is 14.5 km per hour, while in areas where riding e-scooters is forbidden, […]

Portland Extends E-Scooter Pilot For All 2020

Portland Bureau of Transportation Portland’s announced Friday the electric scooter pilot program will extend until the end of 2020. PBOT said the program extension will provide the city more time to study the impacts of e-scooters on Portland’s transportation system. “We think that there is potential for shared e-scooters to be one of our solutions […]

Singapore To Require Mandate Theory To Ride An E-Scooter Or E-Bike

  Users of e-scooters and electric bikes, in Singapore will soon need to pass a theory test prior to riding in public, the Ministry of Transport (MOT) announced. The ministry has also expanded a code of conduct that currently focuses on personal mobility device (PMD) users to include guidelines for pedestrians. In a move follow the […]

NIU Electric Scooters Now For Sale In The US

NIU’s electric scooters ware now for sale in the USA!These scooters are already well loked in the Eu and China. NIU scooters were use as part of Revel’s scooter-sharing program in US, so some of you may have already rode one. Now that retail sales started this week in the US, we now know what […]

More eScooters Hit The Streets Of San Francisco

A few more thousands electric scooters will hit the street San Francisco today, as three companies now have permits to sell their rides in the city by the bay. People who are not fans of of eScoots, did get city hall to cut the maximum number of scooters which each permit holder may put out […]

UCLA Inks Deal With E-Scooter Firms For New Restrictions And Training

A one-year agreement between UCLA and three electric scooter companies will impose new restrictions on where students can use e-scooters. On the positive side it also may provide discounts for students, as well. The one-year pilot program, negotiated by UCLA Transportation with Bird, Lyft and Wheels, will take effect in the fall. The agreement is […]

Accessibility Advocates Want To Put A Stop To Ontario’s E-Scooter Pilot Project

Accessibility for Ontarians , a group which advocates for the rights of disabled Ontarians, wants the province to not go forward with a proposed five-year e-scooter pilot project before it begins. Even with those limitations, allowing e-scooters on the roads will make it harder for people with disabilities to get around, and could lead to more injuries, […]

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