High Tech

Bird flooded cities with electric scooters, and now it wants to help them better manage the influx

1 month ago   |   By The Verge

Bird released a new set of tools for cities that are struggling to manage the influx of shareable electric scooters flooding their streets - a phenomenon that the Venice, California-based startup helped create almost a year ago. The tools, which Bird calls its “GovTech Platform,” are intended to assist cities in better integrating e-scooters into their overall transportation networks, the company says. But it will only be applicable to Bird's scooters, not those from other companies.
The GovTech Platform includes a data dashboard for cities to track how its citizens are using electric...
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