For influencers and leaders looking for an easy framework to help you teach people how to safely ride an e-scooter, the EAST Framework could not be simpler or more effective. Formed by the Behavioural Insights Team (BIT), the EAST Framework – standing for Easy, Timely, Social and Attractive – gives simple parameters for prompting behavioral […]
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As electric scooters and micromobility experience a surge in popularity across the nation, safety will accompany that rise as a key factor of discussion and criticism. For city administrators looking for electric scooter safety stats that can help enable better overall rider safety and inspire safer riding habits, here are a few go-to stats to
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
As electric scooter usage and safety become hot topics in metropolitan areas all over the United States, it’s important that operators have safety incentive ideas to offer to riders. These safety incentive ideas can help encourage responsible behavior while also raising awareness of electric scooter safety in the general population. With 2021 on track to
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
While electric scooter safety perspectives may differ for local governments, municipalities, riders, schools and campuses alike, the answer remains the same: Electric scooters are safe. But the importance of validating and understanding the value of key electric scooter safety features remains a vital part of engaging and growing awareness and embracing of the micromobility movement.
For colleges and universities making micromobility available on their campuses, electric scooter safety is crucial. The challenges universities have faced with this are fairly well-documented, and e-scooter operators certainly have their own responsibilities when it comes to ensuring campus safety during micromobility program rollouts. But thankfully, there are some straightforward ways campus administrators and program
In metropolitan regions all over the United States, college campuses have long thrived in walkable, highly mobile cities where amenities and technological advances keep campus transport on the cutting edge. Now with the rise of electric scooters on college campuses, students are finding a new and exciting method of transportation – one that is eco-friendly, cost-effective and allows them a more adventurous daily commute to classes. Electric scooters and electric bikes are the right answer at the right time for college students, and could signal a wave of change in the day-to-day lives of students and staff alike, especially as campuses continue to grow and expand.