In line with the Department of Transport's requirement that only e-scooters involved in the trial areas can be used, Minehead and Taunton’s trial vehicles have been geofenced, so that they can only be used within the permitted regions.
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The trial extension will allow Buckinghamshire Council and the Department for Transport to gather more data about post-pandemic e-scooter ridership patterns, as well as evidence about the safety and benefits of the vehicles.
For the first time since its establishment in 2019, Zipp Mobility will be launching its micro-mobility operations on home soil – providing Dublin residents with a sustainable mode of transport and over 50 new jobs.
FREE NOW has released a new report highlighting emerging transport trends across Europe and Ireland in 2021, including an increasing demand for e-mobility and micro-mobility options.
Following the legalisation of e-scooter use in public places in Ireland, Zipp Mobility has partnered with FREE NOW to integrate its e-scooters and e-bikes on the multi-mobility app.
Irish operator Zipp Mobility has welcomed the Government of Ireland's newly published Road Traffic and Roads Bill 2021, which opens the door for micro-mobility in Ireland.
A research partnership between Zipp Mobility and the UCD Energy Institute, which will work to develop additional technologies to enhance e-scooter safety for city users, has been announced.
Ireland’s Deputy Prime Minister, Leo Varadkar TD, has highlighted the key role that Irish businesses are playing in achieving sustainable transport commitments in the UK.