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New Conversation article on shared e-scooters by Neil Sipe and Dorina Pojani

Over the past 12 months, something new has been promoted as the solution to the last mile problem. Powered by a rechargeable battery, these are dockless, have a range of 20-60 kilometres per charge and a top speed of 24 kilometres per hour. Shared e-scooters are reportedly on their way to Australia. How will they fare? Are Australian cities prepared for them?

Can e-scooters solve the ‘last mile’ problem? They’ll need to avoid the fate of dockless bikes

Read the full article on The Conversation.