Rental E-Scooters, E-Bikes Return to Dallas as Part of City’s New Micromobility Program

by | May 23, 2023
Like a flock returning to a favorite haunt, electric rental scooters and e-bikes from Bird, Lime, and Superpedestrian will begin appearing on Dallas streets Wednesday. The move comes three years after they were banned from the city due to safety and clutter concerns. The focus now is on providing a more sustainable, safe, orderly, and equitable experience. See what's different this time—and how riders could get slapped with fines up to $200 for breaking the rules.
Follow the Money: Web3 Infrastructure Startup Raises $66M, Dallas SPAC Set to Take Bus Services Firm Public, Fort Worth VC Raises $4M for Third Fund, and More
by | Jun 3, 2022
Plus, stealthy Dallas startup LibLab raises $42M; Fort Worth biotech Sanara raises $15M; UPS Acquires Plano-based Delivery Solutions; Four Seasons in Las Colinas finds new owners; and more North Texas deals.
Bird is Set to Go Public With Dallas SPAC Merger
by | Nov 1, 2021
The business combination is expected to close on Nov. 4 following a final vote. When that happens, Bird has prepared a planned board of directors—featuring a big-name group of industry leaders—to support its next chapter as a public company.
E-Scooter Pioneer Bird to Go Public via Merger With Dallas SPAC
by | May 12, 2021
Bird Rides, which operates a fleet of shared electric scooters, has entered a business combination agreement with Switchback II Corporation, a local special purpose acquisition company that focuses on the energy transition sector. The news comes on the heels of scooters potentially returning to the streets of Dallas after being banned last fall.

Lyft Launches its Scooters in Dallas, Debuts $5-a-Month Community Pass Program

by | Mar 28, 2019
Lyft had a busy week—first launching their scooters in Dallas, then a debuting a much-anticipated IPO on Wall Street that raised $2.34 billion Friday.