(Pocket-lint) - Transport for London's e-scooter rental trials person extended to the bosom of the UK's capital. Westminster is the latest borough to present connection the service.
MPs and different vistors to the country tin present whizz astir the Houses of Parliament and the West End connected proceedings e-scooters from Lime, Dott and Tier.
The borough has been added to an already steadfast database of London zones: Ealing, Hammersmith & Fulham, Kensington & Chelsea, Richmond, Tower Hamlets, Canary Wharf, City of London, Lambeth and Southwark.
"We’re pleased that Westminster has joined our rental e-scooter trial, aft moving intimately with them to guarantee this enlargement meets the needs of those surviving in, moving successful and visiting the borough. This 2nd enlargement of the proceedings country volition supply adjacent much information and insights connected the semipermanent role e-scooters could play successful a sustainable future for the capital," said TfL's e-scooter proceedings lead, Helen Sharp.
E-scooters successful London indispensable conscionable circumstantial information needs. This includes a mandatory e-learning information people for those renting 1 for the archetypal time, zonal parking, and a 12.5mph velocity limit. Some areas are constricted further, with conscionable 8mph allowed.
Pricing takes into relationship those connected little incomes. Rental costs from £3.25 to £3.40 for a 15-minute ride.
Writing by Rik Henderson. Originally published connected 2 August 2021.