The recent Scoot Safe Summit, held July 14-15, was an informative, interactive microtransportation conference with sessions and presentations designed to highlight many of the relevant topics and issues covered on this very platform in previous blog posts. This event was honored by participation from Georgia’s own Governor’s Office of Highway Safety, Shepherd Center, the Atlanta […]
Before the COVID-19 pandemic, electric scooter usage rates in the greater Atlanta, Georgia, area were reaching record highs. After a brief suspension during the early months of the pandemic, usage rates are now approaching where they were in summer 2019. In fact, they are expected to grow rapidly beyond that point to set new records
When it comes to modern urban transport, Atlanta provides us with a perfect case study to inspect. With a vital mix of varying age demographics, income levels and interests, Atlantans balance openness to trying new modes of transportation in their beloved city with responsible riding practices that enhance overall rider community safety.
While many industries and economies may be struggling in the current uncertainty of a post-COVID world, micromobility is one that is positioned for potentially explosive growth – particularly in automobile-heavy, densely packed urban areas. Despite the wild ride of the past year, no other region is quite as perfectly primed for increased urban electric scooter usage as the peachiest of them all – Atlanta, Georgia.