Popularity of electric scooters ‘threatens to eat bike share’s lunch’

Recognition of electrical scooters ‘threatens to eat bike share’s lunch’

Electrical scooter rental schemes threaten to “eat bike share’s lunch” by grabbing a big chunk of Scotland’s fast-growing cycle rent market after they arrive north of the Border, a biking professional has predicted.

Monday, fifth October 2020, 7:00 am

Oliver O’Brien, of College Faculty London, mentioned: “This could possibly be a a lot larger change to how individuals transfer round our cities than bike share could possibly be.

“It could properly eat bike share’s lunch, even when it’s not a type of ‘lively’ journey.”

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The declare got here as Glasgow councillors will tomorrow be advisable to approve the launch of an e-scooter rent scheme following a sequence of pilots that received underway in England this summer time.

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