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But do they replace car trips? A new report from Santa Monica’s scooter pilot reveals that almost half of all scooter rides do in fact replace trips otherwise taken by car. That’s a good look for sustainability!
Coming-out party: Chinese e-bike component manufacturer Bafang Electric IPOs on the Shanghai Stock Exchange, raising 168 million Euros with plans for investments in motor and controller manufacturing, lithium ion batteries, international marketing, and R&D.
On the origin of scooters: As micromobility evolves, three hardware customization strategies emerge with the successful utilization of each depending on an operator’s area of focus.
Deliver us from packages: With a capacity of up to 350 kg, more than some traditional delivery vans, e-cargo bikes could help significantly mitigate serious urban delivery related issues like increased traffic on already congested city roads, carbon emissions, and blocked bus and bike lanes.
Scooting to the bank: European appetite for micromobility investment remains bullish as Swedish Voi Technology raises a sizable new $85 million financing round a mere month after Tier Mobility’s $60 million funding.
Learn from the best: New York should study this city where winters are even harsher, yet two wheel commutes account for nearly 50 percent of all trips to school and work—given The Big Apple’s recent announcement for major bike infrastructure.
MORE MICROMOBILITY NEWS
San Francisco Chronicle Lyft’s Bay Wheels to resume e-bike rentals in SF
StreetsBlog NYC Lyft Still Insists E-Citi Bikes Will Be Back By Fall
TechCrunch Segway-Ninebot now has an electric dirt bike
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Have A Go is the micromobility editor for CoMotion, a weekly roundup of all things mobility.
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