Customize Your App with Local Language, Date, and Currency

March 13, 2020
by
Victor
Today, we're happy to announce that you can fully localize your app. If your riders speak Spanish, your app should be in Spanish. If they speak Swedish, your app should be in Swedish. Hey, even if your riders speak Elvish, we can help you set that up.
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Launch a Fleet of NIU Mopeds

February 27, 2020
by
Victor
Today, we're excited to announce support for NIU mopeds. NIU makes one of the leading shared electric mopeds and power many fleets including Revel and Movo.
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Choose Your Payment Processor

February 26, 2020
by
Victor
With Spring, you can choose your own payment processor. So if you find the perfect payment processor, you'll be able to work with them and use all of Spring's features.
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Terms and Conditions

February 27, 2020
by
David Sessoms
Add terms and conditions to your app to protect your business and your riders.
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Theme Your App from the Spring Dashboard

February 25, 2020
by
Victor
Today, we are making it even easier to configure and update your app from the Spring dashboard. The Spring dashboard now allows you to see and edit your app's theme.
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Price Options

February 13, 2020
by
David Sessoms
Let riders choose the price that works best for them!
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Configurable Top Up Options

February 13, 2020
by
David Sessoms
Set the top up options that work for you and your users.
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Standards: From Sundials to Scooters

February 12, 2020
by
Victor
We trace how standards evolve — from sundials to trains to smartphones to electric scooters — and how they've changed way we understand and navigate our cities.
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IOT Overview for Scooter and Bike Companies

February 10, 2020
by
Victor
In this post, we give an overview of the IOT ecosystem to inform your choices as you start a scooter or bike rental company.
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50% Discount for ex-Lime Employees Starting Their Own Scooter Company

February 6, 2020
by
Victor
We are happy to extend a 50% discount for 6 months to any ex-Lime employee starting a business with Spring.
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Wallets, Wallets

February 5, 2020
by
Victor
Reduce transaction costs and better manage user balances with our new Wallet feature!
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Configurable Grace Period

January 30, 2020
by
Victor
We've moved the grace period as a configurable value in the company configuration. As an operator, you can go to your config page on the admin dashboard and update the gracePeriodSeconds value.
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Testing the Range of the Segway MAX

January 27, 2020
by
Victor
We tested the range of the Segway MAX scooters. See how far we made it...
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Customize your App from the Admin Dashboard

January 24, 2020
by
Victor
Now you can update your app from the admin dashboard. On the config page on the admin dashboard, you can update pricing, contact information, and other parameters that define what the app looks like for your riders.
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Fraud Prevention and Chargeback Protection

January 22, 2020
by
David Sessoms
Spring's updated payment system protects you and your customers!
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Easily Customize Your Onboarding Screens

January 14, 2020
by
Victor
With Spring, you can customize your app's onboarding screens on our dashboard. Just hit publish and the onboarding screens will be updated in seconds.
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Support for Omni Bike Locks

January 14, 2020
by
Victor
We have added support for Omni Bike Locks. Omni Bike Locks attach to your bike near the front or back wheel.
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Feature: Group Rides

January 9, 2020
by
David
Sometimes 1 scooter isn't enough. You're with a group of friends and everyone wants to hop on a scooter and ride.
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Unboxing an Okai Scooter

January 9, 2020
by
Victor
Here's an unboxing video of the new Okai scooter that we received. We'll be putting it thru tests and writing a review this week.
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Demo: New Rider Experience

January 4, 2020
by
Victor
As a rider, you don't want to spend time messing around with apps. You want to open the app, find a scooter, and start riding.
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The Physics of Scooter Range

December 9, 2019
by
Victor
It's hard to understand the range of an electric scooter. The Segway MAX advertises a 40 mile range. The Acton M-Pro claims a 30 mile range. But are these range estimates real? What factors influence the range of a scooter?
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Vehicle Review: Segway MAX Scooter

November 29, 2019
by
Victor
Segway launched the Segway MAX a few months ago, here we break down everything you need to know.
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Drawing Geofences with Holes

November 29, 2019
by
Victor
See a demo video on how to draw a geofence with holes inside. Good for blocking off an area.
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What happens if a user forgets to end their ride?

November 27, 2019
by
David Sessoms
Preventing stale rentals will make your users happy keep your fleet healthy!
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Case Study: Kuhmute in Michigan

January 24, 2020
by
Victor
Kuhmute launched their pilot with a fleet of Acton M-Pro scooters in Flint, Michigan. The pilot has gone better than any of us expected. The scooters get a lot of use and city loves to have a local company providing new mobility.
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Unboxing Segway MAX Scooters

November 5, 2019
by
Victor
We order new scooters to our office in San Francisco to integrate them with Spring and test them out. Here's an unboxing video of the new Segway MAX scooter that we received.
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Creating a Geofence

October 31, 2019
by
David
Create a geofence to control your scooters and encourage better rider behavior.
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Brooklyness: A Scooter as a Subscription

October 28, 2019
by
Victor
Brooklyness offers a scooter as a subscription. You pay $100 for the first month and $40 for the each following month to get a scooter and any maintenance you need along the way.
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Feature: Multi-Fleet Support

October 24, 2019
by
David
Multi-Fleet support allows you to divide your fleet into groups or markets as your fleet grows.
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Demo Apps

October 23, 2019
by
Victor
To constantly improve Spring, we run a test fleet of scooters in San Francisco. For this Test Fleet, we use the Spring app with our branding. You can check out this app as a demo.
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Vehicle Review: Acton M-Pro

October 23, 2019
by
Victor
The M-Pro is designed for fleets. That means it's heavy and designed to take a beating.
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Feature: Operations Hubs

October 23, 2019
by
Victor
Your operations team needs to see drop off locations, warehouses, and other points of interest on the operations map.
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Feature: Geofences

October 28, 2019
by
Victor
As an operator, you can configure geofences to encourage certain behaviors.
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Vehicle Options

February 27, 2020
by
Victor
Pick and choose the right vehicle from Segway, Acton, SuperPedestrian and Okai.
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Vehicle Review: Segway ES Series

October 23, 2019
by
Victor
The Segway ES4 was designed for consumers but has turned out to be a popular scooter for sharing.
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Software Pricing

November 5, 2019
by
Victor
Spring includes all the software you need for $10 / scooter / month and a small % revenue sharing.
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Feature: Reduce Fraud by Blocking Problematic Riders

October 23, 2019
by
Victor
As with anything that's in the public space, scooters experience fraud and vandalism. People want to ride without paying.
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How to Start a Scooter Company

February 21, 2020
by
Victor
How a scooter company gets started: from picking a short name to choosing the right vehicle to getting a government permit to buying general liability insurance.
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