• Madrid Issues Ban on E-Scooter Sharing Companies Lime, Wind and Voi

    10 days ago - By Fortune

    Authorities in Madrid have revoked the licenses of the electric scooter sharing companies Lime, Wind, and Voi and has ordered the companies to remove all scooters from city streets within 72 hours.
    Authorities said Tuesday its decision to remove the scooters in Spain's capital city is justified based on the lack of general information about the companies' usage rules, according to France 24. The companies also reportedly distributed their scooters across the city last year without receiving an official authorization from officials.
    The order to ban the electric scooters is also likely...
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  • Madrid authorities order Lime, Wind, and Voi to halt e-scooter sharing in the Spanish city

    10 days ago - By Tech Crunch

    More evidence has emerged that the e-scooter sharing market faces a bumpy ride, as news circulates that authorities in Madrid have revoked licenses for all three operators in the city.
    Lime, Wind and Voi, are being given a maximum of 72 hours to remove scooters from the city's streets, whilst I understand the follows a recent change in mobility laws in Madrid that stipulate where and at what speed e-scooters can be driven.
    Specifically, e-scooters can only operate in designated bike lanes and on only roads that have a speed limit below 30 kilometres per hour. Sidewalk and pedestrian areas...
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