E-Scooter program

Vernon’s Neuron e-scooters are a popular mode of travel, but there is concern over the lack of helmet use on them and related injuries. (Jennifer Smith - Morning Star)

Scooting into Okanagan emergency rooms due to lack of helmets: Interior Health

Safety reminders issued following start of Vernon and Kelowna programs

 

Neuron Mobility unveiled its fleet of 250 e-scooters July 29, 2021, in the 2900 Plaza downtown. (Caitlin Clow - Vernon Morning Star)

Vernon e-scooters having a positive impact on local economy: survey

59 per cent of riders made purchases from local businesses during their trips, according to survey

 

An e-scooter and a car bumper make for a narrow passage on a sidewalk out front of the Kelowna Law Courts on Wednesday, April 28, 2021. (Michael Rodriguez/Black Press file)

City of Kelowna wants resident feedback on e-scooter program

City says community feedback vital to program improvements

 

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Bunny sues City of Kelowna

E-scooter company claims the city assured several times it would be able to operate

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The minimum age requirement has been reduced from 18 to 16 in Vernon on Neuron Mobility e-scooters. (Alesha Taylor photo)

E-scooter age limit reduction rolls out in Vernon

Neuron Mobility reduces minimum age from 18 to 16

The minimum age requirement has been reduced from 18 to 16 in Vernon on Neuron Mobility e-scooters. (Alesha Taylor photo)
Morning Star editor Caitlin Clow takes one of the new Neuron e-scooters out for a test drive in the 2900 Plaza in downtown Vernon. (Contributed)

Snowfall the only thing stopping Vernon e-scooters

Orange Neuron scooters prove highly popular

Morning Star editor Caitlin Clow takes one of the new Neuron e-scooters out for a test drive in the 2900 Plaza in downtown Vernon. (Contributed)
Bird Canada has ceased its Kelowna operations. (Contributed)

Shared e-scooter fleet in Kelowna down 70% as Bird flies coop

Only 300 scooters are left on Kelowna streets, down from the nearly 1,000 present in early June

Bird Canada has ceased its Kelowna operations. (Contributed)
An e-scooter and a car bumper make for a narrow passthrough on a sidewalk out front of the Kelowna Law Courts on Wednesday, April 28. (Michael Rodriguez/Black Press)

E-scooters ready to roll in Vernon

Final bylaw changes in place to allow personal use and for companies to operate a rental program

An e-scooter and a car bumper make for a narrow passthrough on a sidewalk out front of the Kelowna Law Courts on Wednesday, April 28. (Michael Rodriguez/Black Press)
Two e-scooters parked on the sidewalk along Water Street in downtown Kelowna on Monday, May 3. Scooters parked on walkways are causing accessibility issues for some people with disabilities. (Michael Rodriguez/Capital News)

Improper e-scooter parking causing accessibility issues in Kelowna

E-scooters parked in the middle of walkways can limit accessibility for people with disabilities

Two e-scooters parked on the sidewalk along Water Street in downtown Kelowna on Monday, May 3. Scooters parked on walkways are causing accessibility issues for some people with disabilities. (Michael Rodriguez/Capital News)