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New Conversation piece on e-scooter travel in Brisbane, by UQ|UP team

E-scooters offer commuters and tourists a way to cover shorter distances quickly – and without breaking a sweat. It’s for this reason Australian cities are trialling these schemes as part of broader interest in micromobility – small, light and often electric ways of getting around, such as bikes, e-bikes and e-scooters. But one question previously unanswered is: what about the weather? Anthony Kimpton, Dorina Pojani, Jonathan Corcoran, Julia Loginova, Richard Bean, and Thomas Sigler talk about our new research on the Brisbane e-scooter trial in The Conversation: