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Bird Canada launches e-scooter pilot project in Ottawa

Bird Canada has revealed its e-scooters will soon be available in Ottawa, Ontario, as part of a pilot set to run until October 31st, 2020. The program will see 260 Bird One shared e-scooters deployed throughout the city. Ottawa is the first city to launch an e-scooter pilot following the Ontario Government’s reveal of a five-year project aiming to support new and emerging transportation technologies that help people move safely and efficiently around a city. “As the first city in Ontario to launch a shared e-scooter pilot, Ottawa has demonstrated just how quickly City Council can be mobilized and implement the necessary by-laws to get up and running with a pilot,” said Stewart Lyons, the CEO of Bird Canada, in a recent statement “Our hope is that other cities in the Province are ins...