Neuron Mobility launches e-scooters in Airdrie, Canada

Posted: 7 July 2022 | | No comments yet

Joining Ottawa, Calgary, Red Deer, Vernon, and Lethbridge, Airdrie is the sixth city in Canada to offer Neuron Mobility’s safe and sustainable micro-mobility services.

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Neuron Mobility has announced that residents and visitors of Airdrie now have a new, safe and sustainable way to explore the city, as it has rolled out a fleet of 100 e-scooters to Airdrie streets as of 1 July 2022.

Airdrie is the sixth city in Canada to offer Neuron’s service, joining Ottawa, Calgary, Red Deer, Vernon, and Lethbridge. The micro-mobility company has been selected for its strong track record of partnering with cities, and its commitment when it comes to safety and innovation.

Neuron’s e-scooters are designed with a suite of safety features – they’re visibly bigger and robust. Each e-scooter is GPS-connected and managed by geofencing technology that controls where they can be ridden and parked, and at what speed they can travel in different areas.

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In addition, the company sets no-ride zones, no-parking zones and low-speed zones to further improve safety. Voice Guidance also educates riders and delivers instructions for safe riding and parking.

In each city where Neuron operates, the service has made a positive impact on the local economy and environment. In 2021 in Red Deer, 38 per cent of Neuron trips replaced a car journey, and more than half (52 per cent) of riders used the service to commute. In Calgary, 80 per cent use e-scooters to visit restaurants, cafes and to explore the city, while nearly two-thirds (62 per cent) made a purchase from a local business during their trip.

Riders will be able to book and use the operator’s vehicles through Neuron’s user-friendly app, which can be downloaded from the App Store or Google Play and set up in minutes.