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Porirua City Council, NZ improves micro-mobility experiences with tactile signage on e-scooters

Porirua City Council, NZ E-Scooter Tactile Signage

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City officials approved a two-year e-scooter pilot with Beam and Flamingo in 2023. Beam worked with Porirua City Council on installing tactile signage across its fleet. Each sign includes the e-scooter plate number and a QR code connected to the Beam a Report system. Blind, deaf, and visually impaired passersby can report e-scooters blocking their paths on their phones. The system sends a Beam representative to collect the device and shapes the city's approach to micro-mobility management.

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E-scooter ride share coming to Porirua - Porirua City

Beam and Flamingo e-scooters will be available in our city later this week.

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Smart Cities World - Micromobility - New Zealand city trials inclusive tactile signage on e-scooters

Beam is equipping e-scooters in Porirua with tactile signage to enable those who are blind, deafblind or have low vision to identify and report e-scooter issues

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