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Lime CEO Toby Sun.

$2.4 billion scooter startup Lime is raising more money, and its next check could come from SoftBank

The green and white scooter startup Lime is looking to raise another mega-funding round just months after announcing its $300 million series D.
Emily Hartridge in her "35 THINGS I HAVE LEARNT AT 35" video, published in May 2019.

A YouTube star was killed in the UK’s first fatal crash involving an electric scooter

Emily Hartridge made videos about fitness and mental health, and her most popular video had 24 million views.
A line of Bird's electric scooters. San Francisco residents have complained the scooters frequently aren't left behind in as orderly a fashion.

Scooter startup Bird just acquired rival Scoot, one of the two companies that beat out Uber and Lyft to operate in San Francisco

Bird has acquired rival Scoot, the two companies announced on Wednesday. Scoot was one of two firms allowed to rent scooters in San Francisco.
Index backed hot scooter startup Bird.

Bird celebrates after Britain signals it is ready to trash a 184-year-old law banning electric scooters

The electric scooter-sharing firm Bird has welcomed a UK government review which could see the vehicles allowed on British roads.

The best electric scooters you can buy

Electric scooters are a great mode of transportation. These are the best electric scooters that you can buy.

Electric scooters like Lime’s and Bird’s sent more people to two Los Angeles emergency rooms than regular bikes, new study says

The most common scooter injuries were fractures, sprains, and head injuries, found this study.

The newest perk for employees at this ‘Uber-for-helicopters’ startup is a free electric scooter sharing program

Blade is launching an electric scooter sharing pilot program for its Manhattan-based employees.
Tesla CEO Elon Musk.

Elon Musk says he doesn’t want to make electric scooters because they lack ‘dignity’

Tesla CEO Elon Musk said some Tesla employees wanted the automaker to make an electric scooter, but he denied their request.

Toppled scooters, sidewalk riding, and illegal parking: Electric scooters have returned to San Francisco after being banned

The launch of a yearlong pilot program called to mind previous complaints of residents knocking over scooters, parking illegally, and riding on sidewalks instead of bike lanes.