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LAST WEEK IN MICROMOBILITY
What’s old is Niu again: Highly popular Vespa-sized Chinese e-scooter manufacturer NIU confirms US expansion plans and sees stock spike.
Dockless uncertainty: From city regulations and caps to private ownership and first/last mile competition, pressures on dockless scooter providers leave the future of scooter sharing hanging in the balance.
First/last parking mile: How scooters serving as a first/last mile solutions may put pressure on pricey urban car parking.
Bike boom: Hexa Research predicts a large increase in the worldwide bicycle rental market, estimating it could reach $4B by 2025.
Euro-scoot: Estonian ride-sharing company Bolt expands its e-scooter offering to Madrid, further fuelling the scooter phenomenon in Europe.
Empowered Indian skater-girls: Young female skateboarders in hot-pink Indian garb rip the streets and gender stereotypes in Wild Beasts’ latest music video.
PIECES THAT INTRIGUED US IN THE PAST MONTH
Curbed Boston Cambridge bike network rolls toward historic milestone
Have A Go is the micromobility editor for CoMotion, a weekly roundup of all things mobility.
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