Micromobility update – May 2019

The National League of Cities released a report that details the history and policy background of micromobility, analyzing the different modes and their evolution. Bird found a way to operate its micromobility service in San Francisco under local regulations: monthly scooter rentals with no cap on the number of rides taken with its subscription model.

E-scooters reducing car trips

Portlanders Say No Thank You To Buying Cars When They Have Electric Scooters, Detroit Frowns!  by Nicolas Zart, Clean Technica, February 6th, 2019, excerpt The city of Portland tackled 4 critical objectives a few years ago: 1. Reduce traffic congestion by shifting trips away from private motor vehicle use 2. Prevent fatalities and serious injuries on Portland streets 3. Expand access to opportunities for underserved …