by Future Transport-News
06 Sep 2021
Safe Scooting in Northern Italy – Voi Launches in Reggio Emilia
Reggio Emilia has become the fourth city in Italy to offer the most sustainable and secure shared micro-mobility service. Voi’s fleet of Voiager 4 scooters have arrived in the city. They are regarded as the most technological and innovative model currently on the market.
In fact, the Voiager 4, also present in Italy in Milan and Rome, is the only model equipped with indicators in fleets of shared scooters in Italy.
The Voiager 4 scooters are designed for greater safety for users and pedestrians. The design is based on feedback from over six million users who have made over 65 million trips on our scooters since we started in November 2018. For example, among the features of the Voiager 4 is the double kickstand for added stability when parked.
The way our R&S department develops our vehicles reflects the importance that safety has for Voi. We are, indeed, the first company who delivered a Safety Report in the e scooter micro mobility industry. The Italian version was presented in Rome in July at the presence of Mayor Virginia Raggi.
Just like Turin, Milan and Rome, Reggio Emilia is located in the middle of the high-speed railway line that connects the whole peninsula. The futuristic “Mediopadana” railway station, designed by the archistar Santiago Calatrava, welcomes anyone who arrives in the city. Now that Voi is in place in Reggio Emilia, anyone arriving by train can continue their low-carbon journey with a shared e-scooter.
We are committed to making this city, famous for its Parmigiano Reggiano cheese, into a 15-minute city. That is, a place where anyone can access everything they need within a 15 minute journey by foot, bicycle or scooter. Creating 15-minute cities is a goal for us in all of the 60 cities in which we operate in Europe and we look forward to contributing with shared mobility services here too.
This article was originally published by Voi Technology.
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