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Fed-up locals are trashing electric scooter fleets

As cities from Santa Monica to Beverly Hills struggle to control a rapid proliferation of electric pay-per-mile scooters, some residents are taking matters i.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralAug 10th, 2018

Uber, Lyft and the electric scooter wars

Lucy Nicholson/Reuters In an effort to curb the onslaught of electric scooters, Santa Monica, California, is moving to limit the number of companies that can operate dockless vehicles there. A.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralAug 15th, 2018

Uber and Lyft have won a key battleground in the electric scooter wars — and it"s a huge blow to the $2 billion startup that created the scooter phenomenon

Lucy Nicholson/Reuters In an effort to curb the onslaught of electric scooters, Santa Monica, California, is moving to limit the number of companies that can operate dockless vehicles there. An internal.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 15th, 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

Fed-up locals are setting electric scooters on fire, burying them at sea

As cities from Santa Monica to Beverly Hills struggle to control a rapid proliferation of electric pay-per-mile scooters, some residents are taking matters i.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralAug 11th, 2018

Fed-up locals are setting electric scooters on fire and burying them at sea

As cities from Santa Monica to Beverly Hills struggle to control a rapid proliferation of electric pay-per-mile scooters, some residents are taking matters i.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralAug 10th, 2018

A startling photo of abandoned Birds shows the electric scooter backlash has begun

Facebook/Bird Electric scooter startups are raising billions of dollars in capital, but the backlash m.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 10th, 2018

I TRIED IT: Zipping around downtown on a Bird scooter

I hate having to walk anywhere. I break a sweat just looking at anyone doing physical exercise. And the kicker is, my parking garage is a laborious five blocks from Business Courier HQ. Luckily for me, I guess, Bird Rides Inc. launched its electric s.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 2nd, 2018

The life of an electric scooter: Nasty, brutish and often short

The life of an electric scooter: Nasty, brutish and often short.....»»

Category: topSource: washpostJul 27th, 2018

Got scooter fatigue? Segway to market electric roller skates

Segway debut its electric skates in the U.S.         Segway debut its electric skates in the U.S.        .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayJul 25th, 2018

Tech workers in San Francisco are pining for the return of electric scooters, after first putting them on blast for hogging the sidewalks

Benoit Tessier/Reuters The electric scooter armageddon in San Francisco was over almost as quickly as it began. When the s.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 23rd, 2018

Venture Capital Deals Of The Week: Electric Scooter Race Heats Up

Venture Capital Deals Of The Week: Electric Scooter Race Heats Up.....»»

Category: topSource: seekingalphaJul 14th, 2018

Why Uber"s Partnership with Lime Matters

Uber and San Francisco-based electric scooter startup Lime announced a new strategic partnership on Monday that will also include a "sizable .....»»

Category: dealsSource: nytJul 9th, 2018

Uber joins scooter wars with Lime investment

Uber made a move into electric scooters Monday, as the ride-service giant agreed to a strategic partnership with Lime, one of the major players in the fast-growing segment......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJul 9th, 2018

Uber"s app is going to let you rent an electric scooter to zip around town

Lime Uber is partnering with Lime to allow users to rent a scooter directly in.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 9th, 2018

Electric scooter company Bird now valued at $2 billion

Scooter rental startup Bird Rides is now valued at $2 billion after a recent $300 million funding round, according to a source close to the matter......»»

Category: topSource: cnnJul 9th, 2018

The age of scooter sharing is upon us

Electric scooters from companies like Bird and Lime have overtaken the streets in several international cities. Now lawmakers are struggling to regulate the newest thing in urban mobility. CNNMoney's Samuel Burke reports......»»

Category: videoSource: cnnJul 9th, 2018

City of Milwaukee files lawsuit against electric scooter company Bird

The City of Milwaukee has filed a lawsuit against the California company that began renting its electric scooters last week. On Friday, the City Attorney filed in the Milwaukee County Circuit Court a lawsuit (City of Milwaukee v. Bird Rides Inc......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 6th, 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

Why investors are betting on Bird

Last week, just nine months after its launch, electric scooter company Bird closed a $300 million Series C that rocketed the Silicon Beach scooter startup’s valuation to $2 billion. The company has raised more than $415 million in its short, tu.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 3rd, 2018

Denver unveils pilot program for electric scooters

Denver has laid out a plan to bring electric scooters back to city sidewalks. Denver Public Works plans to test a one-year pilot permit program for dockless electric scooter companies like Lime and Bird. The companies dropped hundreds of scooters.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 1st, 2018