Category archives for: eScooters

YouTuber Dies On An E-Scooter In UK Capitol

A YouTuber Emily Hartridge death on an electric scooter in London, England when she was hit by a truck has renew safety concerns on e-scooter and other alternative last mile transportation. Emily Hartridge made videos about fitness and mental health, died after her scooter was hit by a truck in London, which some media outlets […]

Bird Plans To Open Major Office In Paris – Will Hire 1000 New Employees

Bird plans to open its largest European hub in Paris and hire 1,000 people over the next two years. Bird’s European headquarters are in Amsterdam. The LA based firm has only had and service center in Paris whhch has around 100 employees. the planned new office will have operations, government outreach, legal and marketing per […]

Beam Along With Insurance Firms Aon And Marsh Offer Accident Coverage To Riders

Beam, a Singapore-based e-scooter rental firm, has partnered with Aon and Marsh to provide personal accident insurance to its riders in several Asia-Pacific markets. According to a statement by Beam sais in a statement it will provide personal accident insurance to for eligible Beam riders in Malaysia, Singapore, and New Zealand, with partner Aon. In […]

New Florida Law Open More Areas In Tampa To eScooters

Bird, Lime, Spin and JUMP riders in Tampa are now free to ride on the city streets and bike lanes. Florida Governor Ron DeSantis has signed CS/HBl 453, Micromobility Devices, allowing e-scooters to be treated as bikes, but allows the county or municipality to regulate the operation of micromobility devices. The city right now allows […]

Missoula City Council Will Vote On E-Scooter Ordinance

Tonight the Missoula, MT city council will debate whether to allow e-bike and e-scooter rental services to operate in the city limits. Councilman Jordan Hess  wants to set up rules for scooter companies like Lime, Bird before they arrive in Missoula. If approved, the ordinance would require bikes and scooters to be parked upright without […]

Escooter Shuffling Continues As Bird Buys Rival Scoot

San Francisco startup Scoot, one of two companies with permission to rent electric scooters on its hometown’s streets, has been acquired by Bird, a much larger Santa Monica rival, the companies said Wednesday. “We have pursued our mission of electric vehicles for everyone and showed cities that shared, electric mobility is a convenient, fun, and […]

San Antonio Makes Move To Limit Number Of E-Scooters On Its Streets

The San Antonio City Council approved several measures on Thursday as part of an overhaul of dockless vehicles on municipal streets. One of the immediate changes is a new limit on the volume of electric scooters and bikes from 16,100 to nearly half that amount. In addition, the city will soon launch a request for […]

BMW Will Enter The E-Scooter Market

BMW is joining the the E-scooter crazy. this September, the company will launch the BMW E-Scooter, The new scooter is a collaboration with scooter company Micro. The BMW scooter sports a matte black finish, has a range of 7.5 miles and can reach a top speed of 12 miles per hour. This power comes courtesy […]

OjO Sit-Down Electric Scooter Rideshare Comes To Hoboken, NJ

OjO Electric has announced its rideshare scooter launch in Hoboken, NJ. OjO in partnership with P3GM, a global smart city development company, launched a 50 scooter program as part of Hoboken’s six-month long electric sharing pilot program. OjO was chosen along with Lime scooters as the only two companies to participate. The major difference between […]

Usain Bolt Has Joined The eScooter Craze With His New Project Bolt Mobility – Now Launching In Atlanta And Paris

Legendary and Olympic gold medalist sprinter Usain Bolt’s try at being a pro footballer may not have worked out, but he has another passion he is now focused on. He has started an e-scooter company called Bolt Mobility. The Miami Beach-based company has quietly joined the growing number of e-sccooter companies vying to be your […]

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