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Feb 25, 2020, 08:00 ET Bird Pilots Bird Pay in Los Angeles

Today Bird, the pioneer of micromobility, announced Bird Pay, a feature that allows Bird riders to discover and purchase items from local businesses...


Feb 21, 2020, 12:00 ET Bird Awarded Santa Monica Green Business Certification

Today Bird, the leading provider in micromobility, announced it proudly joins the California Green Business Network, in addition to being awarded the ...


Jan 30, 2020, 09:00 ET Scoot Launches New "Bird Two" in San Francisco

Today Scoot, owned by Bird, launched its new Bird Two, a next-generation e-scooter that will roll out in San Francisco beginning today. Bird Two is...


Jan 27, 2020, 13:00 ET Bird Acquires European Micromobility Leader, Circ

Bird, the leader in micromobility, and Berlin based Circ, the leader in European micromobility, today announced Bird acquired Circ. The combined...


Jan 07, 2020, 09:00 ET Bird Joins PledgeLA To Improve Upward Mobility Of Angelenos

Bird, the leading provider in micromobility solutions, today proudly announced it has joined PledgeLA. Launched in late 2018, with the Annenberg...


Nov 20, 2019, 04:15 ET Meet Birdie, Bird's New Three Wheel Kids Scooter

In response to demand for a non-electric scooter designed for kids, Bird today announced Birdie, the three-wheel scooter designed for children ages...


Nov 19, 2019, 11:00 ET Bird Offers Helmet Selfie; Incentivizes Riders to Wear Helmets

Bird today announced its Helmet Selfie product. Designed to help cities increase helmet usage and improve the safety of riders, Helmet Selfie is...


Oct 03, 2019, 14:05 ET Bird Announces $275 Million Series D Funding

Bird, the leader in micro-mobility, today announced its Series D funding round. CDPQ and Sequoia Capital led the $275 million round as a result of...


Aug 08, 2019, 22:00 ET Bird Brings e-Scooter Park Trial to Fukuoka, Japan via Bird Platform in Collaboration with the City

Bird today announced it will participate in the first ever micro-mobility park trial in Kaizuka Park in Fukuoka from August 31st through September...


Aug 01, 2019, 08:57 ET Bird Unveils Bird Two

Bird today unveiled Bird Two, a next generation e-scooter that will be part of Bird's global fleet of shared e-vehicles. Bird Two ushers in a new era ...


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...