Ireland launches first e-scooter trials

Ireland’s first e-scooter trial has launched today across the five campuses of Dublin City University. Launched by Minister Hildegarde Naughton, this e-scooter research pilot project will involve the collaboration of four organisations: e-scooter operator TIER; Irish micromobility tech platform Luna; the Insight SFI Research Centre For Data Analytics; and Smart DCU (a district of Smart Dublin). The trial will…

Bird to launch shared e-bike across US and Europe

Bird has announced the addition of shared e-bikes to its fleet of micro-electric vehicles. Bird currently operates e-scooters in more than 250 cities globally and will bring its shared bikes and Smart Bikeshare platform to select cities this year.  The shared Bird Bike delivers on Bird’s commitment to broadening access to eco-friendly transportation around the…

Dott, Lime and Tier chosen for 12 month TfL e-scooter pilot

Transport for London and London Councils have announced Dott, Lime and Tier Mobility as the winners of its prized e-scooter pilot, confirming last month’s suspicions based on job postings by the companies.  Last year, the government legalized e-scooter rental trials by local authorities, although private e-scooter riding both on the road or pavement remains illegal. Five boroughs…