Welcome to our Micromobility Roundup where we curate the latest news and developments in micromobility!
LAST WEEK IN MICROMOBILITY
The real, real electric vehicle story: While China gets all the EV attention, India proves the runaway global leader in electric mobility with a fleet of electric rickshaws 1.5 million strong, a substantial $1.5 billion market.
1st/last mile was just the beginning: Xiaomi introduces a 120km capable electric moped in China with sights on India and e-moped-sharing Revel expands in New York adding 1000 more units at scooter-comparable pricing.
US vs EU: While Bird and Lime remain the scooter kings, a slew of European scooter startups like Voi, Tier, Dott, and Flash aim to learn from American mistakes and compete on unit economics, scooter longevity, and city cooperation.
Micromobility as a service: To become long term, viable mobility options, scooters’ future lies in a mobility-as-a-service (MaaS) approach, streamlining the fractured scooter market with a simpler user experience including unified scooter discovery and payment.
SF ready to roll: San Francisco aims at quadrupling its bike-share to 11,000 and significantly expand access to bike sharing.
Safer bikes, safer streets: New 13-year study spanning 12 metropolitan areas reveals those with protected bicycle lanes see safer roads not only for those on bikes but for those walking and driving as well. Now that’s a win, win, win!
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Have A Go is the micromobility editor for CoMotion, a weekly roundup of all things mobility.
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