- Electric scooter market size is expected to reach USD 28.56 billion by 2025
1 year of result
- Bird – 10 million rides
- Lime – 11.5 million rides (Combine scooter and bikes) in the past 14 months.
- 17.95 million pounds of CO2 emissions saved.
- Bird riders have saved 12.7 million pounds of CO2 emissions.
- Lime riders 5.25 million pounds of CO2 emissions.
This doesn’t take into account the source of the electricity powering its scooters
- 70% positive response.
- San Francisco having the lowest positive perception of 52%
- < $2 per ride
- Costs less than $2 per ride
- 22% faster
- Take to destination 22% faster than traditional pedal bikes
- 80% low cost
- 80% less than the cost of owning and operating a personal vehicle
- Average daily cost of car ownership in us urban markets = $28.18 vs $8.21 lime-s (x2 trips) + public transit (x2 trips)
- 27% Last mile transport
- 27% to connect to or from public transit
- Average ride 1.5 mile
- The average Bird ride in Santa Monica is 1.5 mile
- 45% of the trips made in the United States are 3 miles or less,
- 40 percent of car trips are less than two miles long
- and 78% of those trips are made by personal vehicle
Portland in 7 days
🛴 Hey Portland! It’s time for your weekly #scootpdx data report:
Total number of trips: 96,255
Total distance ridden: 163,405 miles
Average trip length: 1.7 miles
Total number of scooters in service since 8/9/18: 2,363
(Figures are for 7/25-8/15, except where noted.)— Portland Bureau of Transportation (@PBOTinfo) August 16, 2018
- Total number of trips: 96,255
- Total distance ridden: 163,405 miles
- Average trip length: 1.7 miles
Place of use
- 20% to restaurant & Shopping
- 20% to travel to or from a restaurant or shopping destination
- 39% to Work, School and Appointments
- 39% to travel to or from work, school or appointments
- Maximum user of 51% household income are under $75,000
- Scooter bounty hunters can net $20 to $30 an hour
- Brandon brought home $600 at one night
- At the highest from reported, on one particularly successful night, Brandon brought home $600.
High adoption rate
- Average adoption rate of 3.6% across major cities
- The average adoption rate was 3.6%, compared to between 2% and 3% for traditional car-sharing services like Zipcar,
- (Chart) E-scooter 3.6% in 2018, less than 1 year
- Raid Hailing – Uber, lyst – 39% in 2078, 7 years
- Bikesharing 13%, 8 years
- Carsharing 16%, 18 years
Electric scooter accident statistics
- 161 percent spike in accidents
- Hospital ER reports 161 percent spike in visits involving electric scooters.
- 5-10 injuries a week More than 3 reports says,
- fire department has responded to 34 serious accidents involving the devices this summer
- And in San Francisco, the doctor who runs the emergency room at a major hospital said he is seeing as many as 10 severe injuries a week.
- At a recent City Council briefing, officials also recapped Dallas paramedics’ records: 13 scooter patients from May to September.
- Parkland Memorial Hospital identified 37 emergency complaints so far this year in which staff members mentioned scooters, though it kept no record on whether they were the electric kind.
- Most of the injured are adults
- noting that they ranged in age from 20 to 50 years old and were often injured attempting to catch themselves during a fall
- Most of the accidents reported due to scooter defect.
- Injury lawyer received 100 calls in recent month
- Santa Monica personal injury lawyer who has received around 100 calls from people injured by scooters in recent months
- Another attorney firm says, We’re getting about 2 to 5 calls a week and it’s getting more common.
- One lawyer says,
- She expects the number of accidents to increase, particularly on college campuses and heavily touristed precincts. “It’s like the plague,” Lerer says. “It’s spreading so fast.”
Fastest company to hit a $1billion valuation
- Bird is one of the fastest startups to reach Silicon Valley’s coveted unicorn status- $1 billion – Fastest company to hit a $1billion valuation
- Bird – 10 months the company has reportedly reached a valuation of $2 billion