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Joyride Launches Scooter Share, Expands Micromobility Platform
10th Dec 2018

Joyride, a world-leading micromobility platform, will officially launch its scooter share offering with operators in over a dozen global markets scheduled for early 2019. Joyride has already launched scooter share pilots with select partners in North America and Europe and plans to quickly expand its reach with more deployments.

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Scooter Share Licenses: Get Your Permit On!
03rd Dec 2018

Launching a scooter share fleet in a city may require a permit. In this blog post I will detail the various considerations related to these permits and potential costs associated.

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Pre-launch Guide to Starting Your Scooter Share
16th Nov 2018

A lot of new operators can find it overwhelming and difficult to locate the information necessary when starting a scooter share. In this blog, we'll answer all of the main questions related to starting a scooter share and provide recommendations with respect to types of hardware to look into and launch considerations.

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History of Mobility Share
1st Nov 2018

Electric kick-scooters have dominated the personal mobility space in North America over the last year. When it first officially launched in September 2017, Bird, one of the most prominent companies in the United States started in one neighbourhood (Santa Monica) with a fleet of a few hundred.

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Hitting the Wall – Four Problems with Dockless Bikeshare, and How to Solve Them
1st Feb 2018

It’s not news that dockless bikes schemes have encountered a few problems, particularly in Europe and North America. In this article, we look more closely at the issues dockless bike schemes have faced, and how operators have tackled them.

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How to Launch a Dockless Bike Scheme
5th Jan 2018

Our cities and towns are facing ever greater problems of pollution and congestion, and we all know more cycling is the answer. We talk about dockless bikes and how anyone with the right know-how can go from start-up to dockless bike operator.

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Designing Streets for Parents Who Cycle
18th Dec 2017

In January Future Cities Catapult hosted Clare Rogers, founding member of Better Streets for Enfield during our lunchtime talk series. As a parent cyclist riding a tandem for the school run, she related the struggles and successes of implementing the TfL’s £30 million bid to turn three outer London boroughs into “Mini Hollands”.

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