TNP’S REPORTER RIDES AN E-SCOOTER FROM TOA PAYOH TO MARINA BAY SANDS, FOLLOWING MOBILITY PANEL’S RECOMMENDATIONS
He wanted to provide people with an affordable, convenient and fun mode of transportation.
“The waiting time for bus plus travelling time (from home to office) is around 35 minutes, but it only takes around seven minutes with an e-scooter,” said Mr Ifrey Lai, 46, who uses his e-scooter to travel from his home in Upper Paya Lebar to his office in the Ubi industrial area.
ELECTRIC scooter manufacturer MOBOT has a new innovation perfect for long distance riders. The MOBOT Freedom Chaser boasts an Intelligent Accelerator System that allows the personal mobility device to accelerate to one of three preset speeds while maintaining that speed throughout the journey without needing to press and hold the throttle.
Electric scooter (e scooter) increases after new rules for e-bike kicks in.
Scoot, e-bikes. E-scooters have become more popular with consumers here, in tandem with a decline in interest in motorised bicycles.
Some shops now sell hundreds of e-scooters (electric scooter) a month, while sales of e-bikes are negligible.
Retailers say stricter rules on e-bikes, which took effect last December, have dampened interest in the devices and driven consumers to seek e-scooters instead.
The views along the scenic route were not the only thing that left an impression on Ms Yolanda Constantine during the last two editions of The Straits Times Run. The sight of runners participating with their elderly parents in tow also left an indelible mark on the civil servant.