Is Micro Mobility the way of the future for city travel

A recent survey has found that the micro mobility industry, those myriad of share bicycles and kick scooters you see floating around the city, could be a way to reduce congestion and pollution in cities in future.

Share scooters 2 CROPThe report finds that globally these alternative transport means are set to become one of the most attractive forms of sustainable mobility thanks to convenience, affordability and safety.

Comprising bike-sharing, kick scooter sharing, and scooter sharing, the global micro-mobility market is estimated to register 31.9 million vehicles by 2025, up from 20.5 million in 2020 at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 9.2%.

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Bike-sharing currently accounts for almost 98% of the micro-mobility market’s fleet size but kick scooter sharing and scooter sharing are gaining traction in several countries around the world.

One of the key disruptive trends in the growth of micro-mobility services can be attributed to technology advancements that will offer a host of solutions such as smart docking stations and solar-powered charging stations, smart locks and sensors.

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Advanced technologies like artificial intelligence (AI), intelligent fleet management systems and navigational systems will drive growth for the micro mobility market.”

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It looks like we will be seeing more and more bikes and scooters in the city from now on

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Rob Fraser – General dogsbody & Director Rob is the founder of the business. He constantly mutters something about way too many red wines one evening being to blame. Often known for taking the 4WD in the driveway over the sports car, he has travelled pretty much everywhere in Australia and when he is bored goes for a drive. He first learned to drive on the farm in a left hand drive WW11 Jeep when he was 11, and was hooked on 4WDriving way back then. In addition to 4WD he is an avid motoring enthusiast and has maintained a strong interest in the industry ever since his teens. He has owned way too many cars in his time as well. Having previously lived at the top of corporate life he retired in 2000 and hasn’t put a suit and tie on since. Cars are his passion so why not have a business doing what you love he figures. He has towed either a caravan or camper trailer to most parts of Australia, has run guided tours for camper trailers’ and instructed drivers in off road towing.