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Factbox: Latest on the spread of coronavirus around the world

(Reuters) - France and Spain joined Italy in imposing lockdowns on tens of millions of people, Australia ordered self-isolation of arriving foreigners and other countries extended entry bans as the world sought to contain the spreading coronavirus. Several countries imposed bans on mass gathering, shuttered sporting, cultural and religious events,…
bubmag
March 16, 2020
Electric Scooter

Ride Report raises $10 million to help cities and operators manage shared bikes and scooters

Portland-based micromobility startup Ride Report just closed a $10 million round led by Unusual Ventures to better facilitate relationships between cities and operators.Ride Report works by monitoring micromobility vehicles across cities -- currently 60 worldwide -- to enable legislators to better understand the impact micromobility has on their respective cities.…
bubmag
March 12, 2020
Electric Scooter

Electric scooter riders are often forced to choose between breaking the law and endangering themselves. Here’s how to change that.

Electric scooters have the potential to transform transportation, but they're plagued with safety issues.Current laws meant to protect riders and pedestrians, like helmet laws and sidewalk regulations, are ineffective and only lead to more confusion.Training first-time riders, opening up sidewalks, and creating clear and consistent laws could lead to fewer…
bubmag
March 9, 2020
Electric Scooter

Daily Crunch: Twitter tests ephemeral Fleets

Twitter tries out its own version of the popular Stories format, a court orders Otto’s founder to pay a big fine to Google and electric skateboard company Boosted makes cuts. Here’s your Daily Crunch for March 5, 2020. 1. Twitter starts testing its own version of Stories, called ‘Fleets,’ which…
bubmag
March 5, 2020