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Spinning on all cylinders: Acquired by Ford last year, Spin announces sizeable expansion with 15,000 next generation scooters in 8 cities.
Big Bird: Bird raising Series D led by Sequoia valuing it at $2.5 billion after turning a corner on unit economics, hinting at the staying power of scooters after months of speculation.
Let the poaching begin! Lyft poaches Bird’s head of product in a string of hardware hires in a bid to develop custom hardware to attain the positive unit economics that Bird One seems to have achieved.
Unbundling, rebundling: Uber will pilot a $24.99 per month subscription of its offerings in San Francisco and Chicago: ride hailing, Eats, bikes, and scooters.
Mobility affordability: Study finds super-users of bike sharing tend to have household incomes lower than $35,000 keeping with the promise of micromobility affordability.
The folly of planned (scooter) economies: Data from Lime in Chicago suggests a shortage of scooters due to city cap of a mere 250 units.
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