Shared e-scooter firm says Galway city rollout would involve fleet of up to 400

Galway Bay fm newsroom – A shared e-scooter firm says a city the size of Galway could be catered for with a fleet of up to 400.

Superpedestrian, which specialises in transportation robotics and human-scale mobility, will hold a demonstration in the city next week to discuss the safe integration of shared e-scooters in Galway city and across Ireland.

It’s the third third in a series of e-scooter demonstration events across the country.

The event takes place at Galway United Football Club, Eamonn Deacy Park next Wednesday.

It comes as the government yesterday approved a bill that will allow them to be used on public roads.

They’re not legal at the moment under road traffic laws – but when they are, tax, insurance and driving licences won’t be needed.

Speaking to Keith Finnegan on Galway Talks, Jean Andrews of Superpedestrian says it would operate similar to the concept of the shared bike scheme…