Ride2Work Day Videos a Call to Arms

Participants in Ride2Work Day

Adelaide, SA Bicycle SA is using the 2022 Ride2Work Day as an opportunity to visually document the attractions and obstacles to active transport. The SA peak lobby group’s film crew will be taking to the streets for this year’s event, being held on Wednesday 19th October, to interview cyclists on the themes ‘What is stopping…

Beam Extension for Adelaide Coastal Councils

Beam has earned a six-month extension for its exclusive permit to operate scooter share services in the Adelaide municipalities of West Torrens, Charles Sturt and Port Adelaide Enfield. Photo credit: Beam

Adelaide, SA Three coastal councils in Adelaide have extended their partnership with Beam to provide scooter-share services until the end of October. The six-month extension for the exclusive permit, to operate in the cities of Port Adelaide Enfield, Charles Sturt and West Torrens, comes as data shows a steady increase in the distances travelled by…

Beam Rolls Out Surface Detecting Scooters

Adelaide, SA Share service provider Beam continues to roll out innovations to its services in several Australian cities, unveiling new AI Pedestrian Shield technology that automatically adjusts scooter speeds and an integration with Google Maps to help users find a Beam vehicle. In mid-March, Beam started introducing Pedestrian Shield to its services in Brisbane, Adelaide,…

New Bicycle SA CEO Getting Back On Bike

New Bicycle SA CEO Brett Gillett

Adelaide, South Australia New Bicycle SA CEO Brett Gillett knows all too well the importance of feeling safe on a bicycle and how vital that is in the motivation to ride. Despite being an avid cyclist for the first four decades of his life and being bike mad as a child, a fall from his…

Fringe Academies to Head Off Bad Scooter Behaviour

Adelaide Fringe Ambassador Reuben Kaye and Andrew ‘Cosi’ Costello.

Adelaide, South Australia Who said road safety is no laughing matter? Share scooter operator Beam is continuing its partnership with the Adelaide Fringe for a third consecutive year, teaming up as the festival’s official e-mobility partner. This year’s partnership is launching a ‘Summer of Safety’ campaign featuring SA celebrity Andrew ‘Cosi’ Costello and Fringe artists.…

Unley Launches Latest Scooter Trial in Inner Adelaide

Beam’s presence in Adelaide has been further boosted by its selection for a trial in the City of Unley, once again alongside Neuron Mobility.

Adelaide, South Australia Inner-city council area Unley is the latest Adelaide municipality to launch an e-scooter trial, signing up with Beam and Neuron Mobility for a service that began on Monday. The trial, launched on the eve of Adelaide’s festival season, will run for six months, with a review planned for July to determine if…

Further Expansion for Adelaide e-Scooter Trials

Riders taking advantage of the e-scooter share scheme to cross the Adelaide Riverbank Pedestrian Bridge. More than 460,000 e-scooter trips were undertaken through the scheme during the first six months of 2021.

E-scooter share schemes in the heart of Adelaide are poised for further expansion, with the City of Adelaide council resolving to extend a pilot in North Adelaide for another 12 months.
A meeting of the council last month voted to apply to the South Australian Minister for Transport and Infrastructure for an extension of the North Adelaide trial beyond its current deadline of 31 October.

$28 Million Upgrade to Mike Turtur Bikeway

Mike Turtur Bikeway Overpass documents

Adelaide’s Mike Turtur Bikeway runs from the city centre to the popular seaside suburb of Glenelg along the land reserve of the famous Glenelg tram line. Named after South Australia’s Olympic Gold Medallist and long-time Race Director of the Tour Down Under, Mike Turtur.