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.
Trapped in car dependency: The real cause of car-dependency: not individual choices nor is it the myth that cars as a superior mode of transportation, but car-centric streets and cities.
Suit’s on the other foot: With cities’ aggressive regulations, fines, and even bans,
Bird finally hits back with a suit against Beverly Hills for their scooter ban
Living the scooter life: Lime announces plans to go brick-and-mortar, opening up lifestyle storefronts.
Big boy scooters: Unu, German startup and maker of full sized scooters, raises $12M
Trees and bike lanes, green dream team: Combining trees and bike lanes makes for greener, safer, and more pleasant streets and cities.
Scooter to scooter cease-and-desist: Electric scooter manufacturer Xiaomi doesn’t want Lyft modifying its scooters or using its brand in marketing
Platform agnostic mobility: Transit raises $17.5M Series B to “build the Switzerland of mobility.” From subways to scooters…Transit is the open, neutral alternative to ‘walled garden’ transport apps.”
MORE URBAN MOBILITY NEWS
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Climate Liability News: About time – New York Attorney General Files Suit Against Exxon for Climate Fraud
Santa Cruz Sentinel: Startup Onewheel embarks on expansion
Ryan Croft: Beijing, the Cradle of Micromobility
NextCity: Pay Your Subway Fare with Recyclables
Have A Go is the micromobility editor for CoMotion, a weekly roundup of all things mobility.
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