As part of the trial extension, Solent Transport will continue to monitor rental e-scooter usage, working closely with local stakeholders in Portsmouth, Southampton and the Isle of Wight to ensure that communities can provide feedback to the trial.
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Beryl Bikes by Breeze will provide people across Portsmouth, Southampton and the Isle of Wight with better access to sustainable modes of transport, helping to improve air quality and public health across the Solent region.
By increasing the total capacity of e-scooter parking by nearly a third, Voi aims to make its e-scooters more convenient and easily accessible for riders across Portsmouth.
The new bike-share scheme will be integrated with Solent Transport’s MaaS app, which encourages commuters to combine active travel and public transport as an alternative to car use.
The Zero Emission Buses Regional Area scheme has awarded 12 local transport authorities with a portion of £198.3 million to purchase zero-emission buses, which will equate to 943 alternative power buses being rolled-out on England's roads.
As part of the city's approach to building a more sustainable travel network, Portsmouth City Council has extended its e-scooter rental trial, in partnership with Voi, to include Portsmouth International Port.
The council is required to implement a Class B charging Clean Air Zone as soon as possible and at the latest by the end of 2021, to bring forward compliance with legal limits for nitrogen dioxide to 2022.