I've been working this weekend on a couple of papers related to scooter trips and public safety, which has involved a review of the existing peer-reviewed evidence and reports from Bird and others on scooter safety and related municipal priorities. Inspired by Portland's heatmap of the most popular hours for scooter trips for each day … Continue reading When do people scoot?
We are hot off the presses with some new scooter stats, having received data for January through March of 2019. As you might imagine, scooter usage in Indianapolis is starting to recover with the warming temperatures and longer days. For readers in Indy, use those extra hours of sunlight we get by virtue of our … Continue reading Lime Scoots Ahead in 2019
A few weeks ago, I posted some preliminary statistics on Bird and Lime electric scooters (aka dockless mobility devices) in Indianapolis, comparing the scooters here to those in Louisville. I then spoke with Alison Griswold at Quartz to refine the population of scooters we were analyzing, and have since updated the numbers. The main takeaway … Continue reading Update to Scooter Stats
Note: an update to this analysis was posted March 27, 2019 March 5, 2019 Update After publishing this, I was able to chat with Alison at Quartz (new newsletter out today) and talk through some of the methodological differences between what Nathan (Louisville) and I did. I wanted to update the post with some new … Continue reading Bird & Lime Scooters in Indianapolis, Fall 2018 Edition