Electric scooter scheme comes to Canterbury

Kent County Council, Canterbury City Council and Bird have teamed up to bring e-scooters to Canterbury. Kent County Council has been successful in bidding for a 12-month electric scooter pilot, with the Department for Transport giving the green light for the trial earlier this week. The council appointed Bird following …

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Voi launches e-scooter trial in Liverpool

Voi has won an exclusive contract to bring its e-scooters to Liverpool with a new trial beginning today. The year-long pilot scheme, a joint initiative of Liverpool City Region Combined Authority and Liverpool City Council, will see the Swedish-based e-scooter company initially bring around 50 of the carbon-neutral vehicles to …

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Transport Committee calls for legalisation of e-scooters

The Transport Committee has called for the legalisation of e-scooters, but said their use on pavements should be prohibited. In a report published today, E-scooters: pavement nuisance or transport innovation, the committee said that e-scooters have the potential to offer a “low cost, accessible and environmentally friendly alternative” to the …

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