Voi confirms Bristol leaving date as company set to launch in London

Voi bosses have confirmed the date the company will exit Bristol. The coral e-scooters will no longer be spotted on roads[1] across our city, but fans will soon be able to ride them in London instead.

German company Tier will be replacing Voi in Bristol from Friday, October 13. A Voi spokesperson said: "After almost three incredible years, the West of England Combined Authority has decided to work with another operator during the next phase of the scheme.

"This means we will sadly be saying goodbye for now. We are incredibly grateful to you for being a rider with us — each of you have played a critical role in transforming how Bristol, Bath[2] and South Gloucester move. Together, we have taken over 11 million rides and in so doing shown other cities around the world that a more environmentally friendly, convenient and affordable way is possible.

"We very much hope to return soon"

On-street and Long Term Rental (LTR) services will both be closed. People with an LTR scooter, or those who subscribe to a subscription Month pass, will be contacted directly with more details shortly.

Bristol's new e-scooters will be green and branded “WESTscoot”. The fleet will include 1,500 new pedal-only e-bicycles and 20 e-cargo bikes for local businesses.

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Metro mayor[9] Dan Norris said the contract with Tier would bring in an estimated £9.7million to the Weca region[10]Bristol[11], South Gloucestershire[12] and Bath[13] & North East Somerset – over four years, with the money ring-fenced for public transport. He said clauses in the contract would address parking concerns[14] and that 100 new e-scooter parking racks would be provided.

And the first ‘formal e-scooter parking hubs’[15] has already been created in Bristol. The small parking area marked out for e-scooters has been built on a pedestrian crossing island at the junction of Malago Road and Sheene Road, close to the Lidl store in Bedminster[16].


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