Explore micromobility’s next opportunities at TC Sessions: Mobility – TechCrunch

Micromobility, like many other industries, has faced a lot of uncertainty this Many shared electric scooter operators paused their services in the earlier days of the COVID-19 pandemic, but resumed operations after putting some safety measures into place. Meanwhile, some industry analysts hav…

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That’s what we’ll be exploring at TC Sessions: Mobility with Tortoise Co-founder Dmitry Shevelenko, Elemental Excelerator Director of Innovation, Mobility Danielle Harris and Superpedestrian VP of Strategy and Policy Avra van der Zee.

Avra van der Zee, who came on board to Superpedestrian after working at JUMP, is tasked with ensuring Superpedestrian continues to work well with cities in providing them micromobility services that fit their needs.

Harris, who used to work as an innovation strategist for San Francisco’s Municipal Transportation Agency’s Office of Innovation, has a a plethora of knowledge about how startups can best work with cities and provide them with relevant and effective mobility solutions.

Given the challenges the COVID-19 pandemic has created in cities, there is room for electric bikes and scooters to provide alternative transportation options to cities.

Given the volume of micromobility operators in the space today, Tortoise aims to make it easier for these companies to more strategically deploy their respective vehicles and reposition them when needed.

Using autonomous technology in tandem with remote human intervention, Tortoise’s software enables operators to remotely relocate their scooters and bikes to places where riders need them, or, where operators need them to be recharged.

Many shared electric scooter operators paused their services in the earlier days of the COVID-19 pandemic, but resumed operations after putting some safety measures into place.

Meanwhile, some industry analysts have pointed to micromobility as a savior for cities where public transit is suffering as a result of low ridership.

Although there have been many layoffs and consolidation across the market, micromobility as a technological tool may be poised to come out of this year stronger than before.

Get your tickets for TC Sessions: Mobility to hear from these thought-leaders along with several other fantastic speakers from Waymo, Lyft, Nuro and more.

At TC Sessions: Mobility, you’ll hear from these experts about what’s next in micromobility.

Superpedestrian first came on the scene with its vehicle diagnostics platform for shared electric scooters.

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