Three e-scooter companies withdraw from market in Istanbul

Three companies operating a total of more than 8,000 e-scooters in Istanbul have pulled out of the market of their own accord.

The Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality's Transportation Coordination Center (UKOME) unanimously accepted the proposal to cancel the e-scooter permits belonging to three companies.

E-scooters occupying sidewalks removed in Kadıköy


The Kadıköy Municipality has removed excessive e-scooters that were improperly parked and occupying sidewalks, which reduced the walking space and posed a hazard to pedestrian safety, and took them to the municipality warehouses.

E-scooters towed away by the municipal teams on early Jan. 17 will be returned to their owners after the penalty is issued.

E-scooters occupying sidewalks to be removed

The Kadıköy Municipality has warned e-scooter renting companies to remove excess vehicles occupying sidewalks, or else the municipality will tow them away starting from the weekend.

The Kadıköy Municipality made a radical decision as electric scooters, which are increasing in number, restrict pedestrians from using the sidewalks.

Two high school students killed in latest e-scooter accident

Two high school students in the southern province of Antalya have become the latest victims of e-scooter accidents, which have become a hot topic of security debate in the country.

According to local media, 18-year-old Mahmut Yağız Balcı and Ada Kayahan hired an e-scooter to go home after school.

Woman visits 10 European countries on scooter

A Turkish woman who previously traveled around Türkiye alone has visited 10 European countries on a Vespa scooter.

Traveling 10,000 kilometers in three months with her yellow Vespa scooter, Gülşah Merve Yüksel started her journey from Greece to Italy, Switzerland, Austria, Slovenia, Croatia, Montenegro, Bosnia- Herzegovina, Kosovo and finally Macedonia.