TIER and Google Maps are teaming up to expand everyone’s access to sustainable, easily accessible and multimodal mobility solutions. Starting today, TIER offers a new option when planning routes for the ‘first and last mile’ in 11 major European cities. Riders will be able to locate nearby TIER e-scooters directly from Google Maps, along with helpful information like a cost estimate and anticipated arrival time.
TIER starts a partnership with Nunam, a German-Indian impact-driven start-up company that is advocating for a green power supply in rural India. Used e-scooter batteries are turned into new energy storage systems to extend their lifespan, improve their environmental impact, and support local organisations in India with sustainable second-life battery solutions.
An e-scooter safety group of leading charities and transport experts is calling for higher safety standards across the sector to protect pedestrians and improve safety for riders, in a new report published today. The group – the TIER UK Safety Board – produced its inaugural interim report after testing recommendations on the ground with TIER and in consultation with disabled people, including those with sight loss, across the UK.
Leading the way in safety, ride-hailing app FREE NOW and TIER have launched an industry-first ‘anti-drink-riding’ feature as the new e-scooter rental trial begins in the capital. Londoners will now be able to use FREE NOW to hire e-scooters as well as taxis via the ride-hailing app for the first time as part of FREE NOW and TIER’s strategic global partnership.
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