Lyft-off: the ride-sharing company expands Citi Bike into NYC’s outer boroughs, stepping on Lime and Jump territory. Where is Mario Puzo, now that we need him?
Uber in the race for micro-mobility: The ridesharing company is looking to secure a deal with either Bird or Lime before the end of the year.
Equitable bike-sharing: Populus report finds dockless bike-share and e-scooter adoption is more popular amongst DC’s low-income population and African-American residents.
We had an incredible weekend at ReCharge/Culver City Art Walk and Roll!
Thank you to the Culver City Arts District BID for organizing and inviting us!!! 🎉🎶🖼🥙🌯🍺🚲🛴⚡️
Thank you to our sponsors Micro Kickboard and LA CoMotion 💚💚💚
Slow and steady wins the disruption: Christensen Institute publishes paper on true EV disruptors being not high-end Teslas, but low-speed, limited range electric vehicles, “hallmarks of disruption.”
E-bikes opposite of “cheating”: Research shows e-bikes still increases heart rates, dramatically increases frequency of riding, and great for overall health.
Back to the future: The Segway was supposed to revolutionize mobility. 20 years later, electric scooters, made by Segway, just might be the realization of inventor Dean Kamen’s mobility dream
Climate lies and fraud: $2tn group of big investors challenge 55 companies over “‘behind the scenes’ lobbying to undermine efforts to limit climate change while publicly backing carbon reduction” including BMW, BP, and ArcelorMittal.
Los Angeles a global mobility sleeping giant? How the car capital of the world might become a super-sustainable Detroit during its glorious heyday.
Sorry EVs, you’re only marginally better: The excellent exploration of why electric cars are not the climate answer we’re looking for.
Music to our ears: Early Spotify investor Northzone leads Series A in Berlin based scooter sharing company TIER…