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LAST WEEK IN MICROMOBILITY
The gig is up? Scooter companies Bird and Spin begin hiring employees for fleet maintenance in several markets, potentially moving away from a gig economy model.
Mutually inclusive: Dockless bicycles seem be helping docked bikes, boosting ridership and suggesting a “raising of all boats” ecosystem for urban micromobility.
Take a seat, again: After some bike hiccups and pivots to stand-up scooters, JUMP, Wheels, and Metro look to win Angeleno hearts and rides with electric bikes and seated scooters. More power to them!
Brilliant! The UK’s electric scooter ban could be reversed under a new “urban mobility review”, as the country sees a flurry of electric micromobility use.
Bird ecosystem: Bird expands scooter platform to Canada, Latin America, and New Zealand, allowing local entrepreneurs to launch scooter-sharing services using Bird’s technology.
Scooter parking on the docket: Lyft launches scooter docking pilot in the hopes of taming sidewalk scooter clutter.
Have A Go is the micromobility editor for CoMotion, a weekly roundup of all things mobility.
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