It’s hoped that the new measures brought in as a result of the National Road Safety Authority's efforts can be rolled out across cities worldwide.
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Swappable batteries might sound like the sustainable answer to maintaining e-scooters; here, Bird's Chief Vehicle Officer Scott Rushforth examines why they can create more problems than they solve.
TfL, along with London Boroughs, hopes that the trial will help it learn more about the fast-growing mode of transport in a bid to implement a more permanent scheme going forward.
Bird Ride Pass, Commuter Pricing and Transit Parking Options enter the pilot phase of rollout to incentivise shared transport usage.
E-scooter data tells the story of human-sized mobility at a macro scale. Here, Ben Handzo, Group Product Manager at Bird, offers details on three cities that are listening to that story and taking action.
Lyft and Bird are to operate e-scooters in the City, with new regulations requiring them to implement additional equitable pricing and access initiatives.
Maurice Henderson, Director of Government Partnerships at micromobility firm Bird, explains how micromobility operators can help cities keep moving during and after the COVID-19 pandemic, and why these services are key to the coming environmentally-friendly economic recovery.
Bird’s Director of Safety Policy & Advocacy, Paul Steely White, tells Intelligent Transport’s Sam Mehmet how the micromobility service operator is advocating to influence rider behaviour as a way to replace as many car trips as possible, as safely as possible.
Conducted with CEA Consulting and an independent consultant from the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, the life-cycle analysis tracked the total environmental impact of Bird scooters from manufacturing to end-of-life and compared them to other modes of urban transport.
In light of the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and consequential drops in ridership, mobility services, such as taxis and e-bike and e-scooter schemes, have been forced to suspend operations and find ways to adapt their offerings.
For each kWh consumed, Bird will finance select green energy producers in France through its Guarantees of Origin mechanism.