Tag: micromobility

  • Bird Claims Economic, Gasoline Savings

    Los Angeles-based, shared scooter and bicycle rental service Bird has put out some numbers this morning, saying that use of its service has contributed an estimated $100M in incremental spending at local businesses in 2021, and saved an estimated 1.1 m…

  • Bird Launches New Products At Target

    Santa Monica-based micromobility services provider Bird is offering up several new, retail products at Target, saying it has launched three new retail vehicles. The company said it has launched the electric Bird Bike, the Bird Flex e-scooter and Birdie…

  • Perch Mobility Snags Funding For Scooter Charging Network

    Los Angeles-based Perch Mobility, a startup that is developing portable charging “pods” aimed at helping professional chargers and scooter operators to bulk-charge scooters and e-bikes, says it has scored seed funding for its efforts. The company said …

  • Bird Sees Record Results, Adds New E-Bike

    Los Angeles-based micromobility provider Bird said this morning that it has seen record second quarter and first half fiscal 2021 financial results, with $60.0M in revenues in Q2, which was 36 percent above its expectations. The company said the result…

  • Bird Integrates With Google Maps

    Santa Monica-based on-demand scooter and bicycle company Bird has integrated its rentals with Google Maps, the company announced this morning>. According to Bird, anyone using Google Maps will be able to quickly locate nearby Bird scooters and bikes, a…

  • Bird Puts Brakes On Speed Demons With New Safety Zones

    Santa Monica-based micromobility provider Bird says that it has rolled out a new feature, “Bird Community Safety Zones”, in an attempt to provide better protection for pedestrian encounters with its scooters. According to Bird, the new zones will autom…

  • Bird Rolls Out New Scooter, The Bird Three

    Santa Monica-based micro-mobility company Bird has rolled out a new scooter, the Bird Three, which it claims is the “world’s most eco-conscious scooter.” According to Bird, the new scooter was specifically developed to offer up carbon emissions which a…