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E-scooters: a mode to split opinion

With Government-backed trials of e-scooter rental schemes about to be launched across Britain, a webinar discussed the pros and the cons of this new form of mobility. Deniz Huseyin reports

Deniz Huseyin
24 July 2020
Britain’s first e-scooter rental trial was launched in Middlesbrough by Tees Valley Combined Authority in partnership with Ginger
Britain’s first e-scooter rental trial was launched in Middlesbrough by Tees Valley Combined Authority in partnership with Ginger

 

E-scooters are a practical, healthy and environmentally-friendly mode of transport that will help challenge the dominance of the car. Oh no they’re not, they’re potentially dangerous, will mainly replace walking, cycling and public transport trips, and cannot even be classed as ‘active travel’.

These contrasting views were expressed at the e-scooters webinar organised by Landor LINKS earlier this month: view the video here

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