Since the launch of electric scooters in major cities, a new era of urban mobility has emerged, offering convenience, efficiency, and sustainability. However, as these nimble two-wheeled wonders have taken to the streets, so too have safety concerns. This growing transportation trend has stirred discussions and debates among users, companies operating these vehicles, and governmental legislators alike. While electric scooters promise a revolution in urban transportation, ensuring the safety of riders and pedestrians has become an equally pressing challenge. In this blog post, we’ll delve into the multifaceted world of electric scooter safety, exploring the key issues and solutions at the intersection of innovation, regulation, and personal responsibility.

As the days grow shorter and the temperatures drop, the second season of e-scooter sharing at Dubs draws to a close. With nearly two years under our belts, the signs of wear and tear on our fleet are as evident as the changing leaves. This observation begs the question: what is the average lifespan of an e-scooter in a shared fleet?

Perhaps one of our greatest lessons this season was adopting a proper inventory system and maintaining a clean and organized warehouse. We saw an incredible boost in efficiency, shorter repair times, and a safer workspace. Read more about the power of an organized workshop in our latest blog post. #FleetManagement #Efficiency #SafetyFirst

As the endless Finnish summer nights give way to the dark cold days of autumn, the e-scooter industry undergoes a significant transformation. Normally we see the cold weather arriving sometime in September in southern Finland however, fortunately for the operators, summer-like weather lasted up until the first days of October, which is great for rides and customer usage. Just as nature adapts to the changing seasons, e-scooter operators must also adjust their strategies to accommodate shifting user behaviors due to weather conditions.

Now that Bird reported their ridership results from summer 2023 this week, it is clear that this eco-friendly mode of transportation, hated by many but loved by the planet, is becoming a standardized transportation option within cities. Bird recently announced an impressive 16 million miles covered by its riders globally with 11 million rides taken, and while that’s the macro picture, we thought you’d be interested to know how the success has translated at the micro-fleet manager level.

The days of e-scooters strewn haphazardly on the streets of Helsinki are long gone, thanks to the mandatory parking reform implemented in April. This forward-thinking initiative has not only transformed the city’s micro-mobility landscape but has also brought about a multitude of benefits for fleet managers of e-scooters. With the establishment of designated parking spots, the advantages of this reform are now clear and tangible.