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Electric shared scooters have arrived in Chicago: Here’s what you need to know

Electric shared scooters are finally coming .....»»

Category: topSource: chicagotribuneJun 17th, 2019

Electric shared scooters arrive in Chicago on Saturday: Here’s what you need to know

Electric shared scooters are finally coming.....»»

Category: topSource: chicagotribuneJun 16th, 2019

Electric shared scooters arrive in Chicago on Saturday: Here"s what you need to know

Electric shared scooters are finally coming.....»»

Category: topSource: chicagotribuneJun 12th, 2019

10 companies to offer scooters during Chicago"s summer pilot program that starts Saturday

Electric shared scooters are coming to the .....»»

Category: topSource: chicagotribuneJun 11th, 2019

Attention Millennials: New Study Reveals E-Scooters Aren"t As Green As They Seem

A new study shows shared electric scooter schemes, popularized by Bird, Bolt, Lime, Ly.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeAug 10th, 2019

Bird launches designated scooter parking

Bird Rides Inc. has introduced another measure to make its shared electric scooters more palatable to the cities to which they’ve flocked. The Santa Monica, California-based company is rolling out a new solution that nudges riders to park in predete.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 18th, 2019

10 companies to offer scooters during Chicago’s summer pilot program that starts Saturday

Electric shared scooters are coming to the c.....»»

Category: topSource: chicagotribuneJun 15th, 2019

Uber drops out as Minneapolis shared-scooter program suffers slow start to season

Lengthy contract negotiations mean fewer than half of the 2,000 shared electric scooters permitted for Minneapolis streets in 2019 have rolled out so far, and one of four operators selected to join the program has dropped out. San Francisco-based U.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 4th, 2019

Bird lays off up to 5% of employees

Bird Rides Inc., the Silicon Beach startup that has disrupted local transit with its shared electric scooters, is making some changes to its domestic workforce. The company laid off 4 to 5 percent of its staff on Thursday, reported The Information. .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 14th, 2019

San Francisco just voted to regulate the glut of shared electric scooters that startups are putting all over the city’s streets

Facebook/spinrides San Francisco has.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 17th, 2018

Chicago startup thinks it can fix the problem cities have with electric scooter "wheelmageddon"

Dockless electric scooters are one of the hottest industries in tech today. One such company, Bird, has raised more than $400 million and is valued at $2 billion—even though it was founded just last year. Lime, a competitor, has also raised over $40.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 5th, 2018

Skip, Bird get permits to deploy e-scooters in Portland

Get ready for the scooters, Portland. The city has issued permits to Skip and Bird in a pilot program that will run until Nov. 20. Their shared electric shooters could be on the streets this week, the Transportation Bureau said in a news release. The c.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 25th, 2018

Bike-sharing startup Spin may be ditching a deal with local cities to go with scooters

Spin, one of two companies chosen earlier this spring to roll out dockless bike-sharing programs in 15 cities in Greater Boston, now appears to be backing out of that deal because it wants to focus on the even hotter market for shared electric scoot.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 26th, 2018

Bird, Lime pull scooters from Santa Monica for a day after losing out to Uber, Lyft

Santa Monicans who planned to ride a Bird or Lime scooter on Tuesday will be out of luck. The shared electric vehicle companies have declared “A Day Without a Scooter” to rally public support for their brands. Bird and Lime scooters will be un.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 14th, 2018

Upside of the L-pocalypse

In the past few months, shared electric-battery-powered scooters have swept the country, with their operators persuading officials in Austin, Santa Monica and San Francisco to launch pilot programs.... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkOct 1st, 2018

Bird unveils new custom-designed scooter plus plans for delivery service

In a couple of moves that aim to improve the reliability of and access to its shared electric scooters, Bird has introduced a new custom-designed vehicle and announced plans for a delivery service for all-day riders. The Silicon Beach startup has d.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 4th, 2018

Bird, Lime hit with class-action lawsuit

Accusing the startups of “gross negligence,” a class-action lawsuit has been filed against Bird Rides Inc., LimeBike and other companies involved in the proliferation of shared electric scooters. The complaint, filed Friday in Los Angeles Superior C.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 22nd, 2018

Scooter startups Bird and Lime hit with class-action lawsuit, called a "public nuisance"

Accusing the startups of “gross negligence,” a class-action lawsuit has been filed against Bird Rides Inc., LimeBike and other companies involved in the proliferation of shared electric scooters. The complaint, filed Friday in Los Angeles Superior C.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 23rd, 2018

Scoot over, Bird — Lime Scooters have arrived on Louisville streets

Scoot over, Bird — there's a new ride in town. San Francisco-based Lime dropped 150 electric scooters on Friday, marking the start of a Louisville pilot program. “We’re thrilled to launch our scooters in Louisville after completing the city.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 9th, 2018

Investor Frenzy for Scooter Startups Cools

The investor frenzy for shared electric scooters is cooling, as two leading startups lower their fundraising ambitions while dealing with vandalism, rising competition and other growing pains......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjDec 10th, 2018

The nation’s first shareable ‘sit-down’ electric scooter company has arrived

A new generation of shareable electric scooters from a company called Ojo Electric will debut in Austin next month. Referred to as a “light electric vehicle,” the scooters can travel 50 miles on a single charge and have a top speed of 20 mph......»»

Category: topSource: washpostJan 11th, 2019