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Jul 15, 2019, 09:00 ET Bird Brings Environmentally Friendly Micro-Mobility to Tallahassee

Bird today announced its shared electric scooter fleet is now available to residents and visitors in Tallahassee as part of the city-run pilot...


Jun 26, 2019, 09:00 ET Bird Kicks off 100 City s.h.a.r.e. Tour to Make Streets Safer for All

Bird today announced this summer it will host a 100 city s.h.a.r.e. Safe Streets tour. The tour, which kicks off on Wednesday, June 26th in San Jose, ...


Jun 18, 2019, 11:19 ET Bird Introduces Designated Parking in Paris

Bird today announced that it is rolling out a comprehensive parking solution that drives riders to park in predetermined agreed locations throughout...


Jun 15, 2019, 07:00 ET Bird Launches in Chicago

Today, June 15, 2019, Bird's shared electric scooter fleet lands on the streets of Chicago as part of the city-run pilot program. The founder of the...


Jun 12, 2019, 13:00 ET Bird Acquires Scoot

Bird and Scoot today announced that Bird is acquiring Scoot, the San Francisco-based electric vehicle pioneer. The acquisition is a strategic...


Jun 04, 2019, 09:00 ET Introducing Bird Cruiser: New Seated Electric Vehicle From Bird

Bird today announced Bird Cruiser, a new seated electric vehicle rolling out this summer as part of its global fleet of shared vehicles and to Bird...


May 08, 2019, 09:00 ET Bird Introduces Bird One; Industry's Most Durable e-Scooter for Sharing and Ownership

Today, Bird announced Bird One—the newest vehicle in its fleet that riders can purchase or enjoy on the global shared network. Designed and...


Apr 30, 2019, 09:00 ET Bird Introduces Monthly Personal Rentals

Bird today announced personal rentals, a new offering that gives people monthly access to a Bird for a flat rate. With personal rentals, commuters...


Apr 12, 2019, 11:30 ET Bird to Launch more than 50 European Cities this Summer

Demonstrating momentum towards its mission of making cities more livable, Bird today announced it is expanding its fleet size throughout Europe and...


Apr 03, 2019, 09:00 ET Bird Publishes e-Scooter Safety Report

Bird today released a report, "A Look at e-Scooter Safety: Examining Risks, Reviewing Responsibilities and Prioritizing Prevention." The report,...


Mar 07, 2019, 09:00 ET Bird Platform to Launch Throughout Canada, Latin America, and New Zealand

Bird today announced it's rolling out Bird Platform to providers in Canada, Latin America and New Zealand. The roll out of Bird Platform will allow...


Dec 10, 2018, 08:00 ET Study: E-Scooters Would Dramatically Shorten Commutes For L-Train Riders During Shutdown

A new study released today by Bird reveals that deploying e-scooters in the L-Train corridor would result in significant time savings for commuters...


Nov 27, 2018, 14:40 ET Bird Unveils "Bird Platform" for Independent Operators

Bird today announced Bird Platform, a suite of technologies, products and services that will give local business owners and entrepreneurial...


Nov 09, 2018, 17:55 ET Bird Launches Community Mode

Bird launched the industry's first Community Mode feature today to empower individuals in communities to provide feedback on parking and damaged...


Nov 07, 2018, 15:49 ET Jeffrey Dailey, CEO of Farmers Insurance®, Travis VanderZanden, CEO of Bird, and John Wicker, Director of Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation, to receive UCLA IS Associates Distinguished Executive Leadership Awards

UCLA IS Associates, a member-based executive IT leadership organization, announced three award winners today for its annual Executive Leadership...


Oct 25, 2018, 10:00 ET Voters Want New Transportation Choices To Reduce 'Serious' Traffic, Pollution Crises: Polls

Bird, the leader in Rideshare 2.0, today released new public opinion polling data indicating that 8 in 10 Americans believe car traffic and vehicle...


Oct 11, 2018, 16:19 ET Bird Hires Two Senior Uber Executives

Today, Bird, the leader in Rideshare 2.0, announced former Uber executives Dennis Cinelli and Yibo Ling have joined Bird reporting to Bird Founder...


Oct 05, 2018, 15:00 ET Bird Takes Flight in Latin America

Bird, the leader in Rideshare 2.0, today announced it is expanding into Latin America. The company launched a program in Mexico City that will allow...


Oct 05, 2018, 15:00 ET Bird despega en América Latina

Bird, el líder en transporte compartido Rideshare 2.0, anunció hoy que se está expandiendo a América Latina. La empresa lanzó un programa en la...


Oct 05, 2018, 15:00 ET Bird despega en América Latina

Bird, el líder en transporte compartido Rideshare 2.0, anunció hoy que se está expandiendo a América Latina. La empresa lanzó un programa en la...


Oct 05, 2018, 15:00 ET Bird levanta voo na América Latina

A Bird, líder em Rideshare 2.0, anunciou hoje sua expansão para a América Latina. A empresa lançou um programa na Cidade do México que permitirá que...


Oct 04, 2018, 13:54 ET Bird Introduces Bird Delivery With All Day Rental

Bird, the leader in Ridershare 2.0, today introduced Bird Delivery, a new offering that makes Bird's low-cost, environmentally-friendly...


Oct 04, 2018, 13:44 ET Bird Unveils Bird Zero: Custom-Designed e-Scooter for Ridesharing 2.0

After powering 10 million environmentally-friendly rides, Bird, the leader in Rideshare 2.0, today announced Bird Zero, the first rugged e-scooter...


Oct 01, 2018, 10:00 ET Bird Welcomes Senior Experts from Virgin Hyperloop One and the National Association of City Transportation Officials

Today, Bird, the leader in Rideshare 2.0, announced the hiring of YJ Fischer as Senior Director of Government Partnerships and Melinda Hanson as...


Sep 20, 2018, 06:00 ET Bird Marks One Year Anniversary with 10 Millionth Environmentally-friendly Ride

Bird, the leader in Rideshare 2.0, today marked one year of progress in delivering on its mission to reduce the number of cars on the road. Today...