Dott reports shift towards sustainable travel with longer rides

Posted: 14 July 2023 | | No comments yet

Dott witnesses a significant shift towards sustainable travel as longer ride distances and increased use of passes indicate a reduction in car reliance and a commitment to environmentally friendly transportation options.

Dott reports shift towards sustainable travel with longer rides

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Dott, European micro-mobility operator, has announced that it has observed a notable shift in usage patterns during the first half of 2023. The average distance covered per ride between January and June 2023 had experienced a 9% increase, rising to 2.36km compared to 2.17km recorded during the same period in 2022.

The lengthier rides indicate that shared e-scooters are being utilised for more substantial trips, facilitating a transition from cars to sustainable modes of transportation. Impressively, a significant majority (69%) of Dott users who previously relied on cars, ride-hailing services, or taxis have significantly reduced their reliance on these more polluting alternatives.

In addition to the longer trip distances, there has been a remarkable 22% surge in the utilisation of passes. As households grapple with mounting financial pressures, the heightened usage of passes demonstrates that users are actively seeking enhanced value by committing to Dott’s array of daily, weekly and monthly passes.

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Henri Moissinac, Co-Founder and CEO of Dott, remarked on the trends, stating: “We are observing a confluence of factors that are resulting in increased frequency and duration of our services’ usage. Cities are making strides in improving infrastructure, rendering micro-mobility a safer choice for people to navigate. Moreover, households are actively seeking cost-saving measures, opting to replace expensive car ownership with shared e-scooters and e-bikes. Our services provide a secure, dependable and affordable solution that enables people to travel efficiently, often in conjunction with public transportation for longer journeys.”

Dott’s encouraging performance during the first half of 2023 highlights the growing preference for sustainable transportation options and signifies a positive step towards reducing pollution and promoting eco-friendly mobility alternatives.