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Izvestia: will increase the rental of electric scooters to 60,000 units

Moscow authorities plan to issue 60,000 electric scooter rental authorizations compared to 40,000 in 2022. to write “News”.

It should be noted that if the initiative is implemented even partially, Moscow will have the world’s largest fleet of these aircraft, ahead of Seoul And Berlinwhere at the end of last year there were around 50,000 electric scooters.

“We support increasing the number of scooters because they will make rental services convenient for even more people,” a representative from rental service Whoosh said.

According to the publication, the 20,000 new pieces of equipment will not suddenly appear in Moscow parking lots – they will be introduced throughout the season.

“Moscow first took the path of proper regulation of scooter rental services and support for this business, realizing that sharing these gadgets would become an integral part of urban transport,” said Ivan Turinge, CEO of Yurent.

In the fall of 2022, the authorities limit electric scooter speed – now you can drive electric scooters at a maximum speed of 25 kilometers per hour.

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