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Fleet Density: Calculating How Many Units to Launch

As the business model for public fleets is predicated on convenience and utility, your riders must be able to easily find and access a vehicle close to their search location. In this blog post, I will explain in high-level the various considerations an independent operator should account for when determining how many units to launch.

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Higher Pricing: The Case for Increasing Per Minute Fees

Only recently has there been any change in the “standard” pricing offered by most micromobility share-fleets. In this blog post, I will explain the benefit, or even the necessity, of increasing per minute fees for an independent operator.


How to Upsell Rideshare

Convenience, utility, and accessibility will always act as the critical components for success for any fleet – both at the independent operator level and with multi-national players. Regardless, as the market evolves, it is important to begin considering ways to differentiate your fleet from others.

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Glossary of Fleet Share Terms — Bike + Scooter Share

AXA — A SMARTLOCK manufacturer based out of the Netherlands that provides Electric Ring Locks (ERLs) for bikeshares.
BACKEND — The portion of a fleet share software utilized by the owners/managers of the fleet to manage user data, vehicle data, payments, etc.

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Joyride Launches Scooter Share, Expands Micromobility Platform

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!

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

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

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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How to set up a dockless bike scheme in 30 days

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

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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