December 22, 2021
[22 December 2021] Global micromobility company Beam will launch operations in Esperance ahead of Christmas, bringing e-scooters to the streets tomorrow.
The app-based service will feature affordable pay-as-you-go rates, with a $1 unlock fee and $0.45 per minute.
Beam’s e-scooters will be available 7-days a week, 24-hours per day at over 25 locations across town, including Twilight Bay, Salmon Beach, Esperance Shopping Mall and Esperance Esplanade.
Riders will be able to see the full riding area within the app, and fixed virtual docking will be employed to ensure each trip starts and ends at a designated parking spot.
Beam is the largest micromobility operator in Asia Pacific, with operations in Australia spanning capital cities such as Brisbane, Sydney, Adelaide and Canberra, Hobart, Launceston and regional cities and towns including Bunbury, Port Douglas, Magnetic Island and Townsville.
The Beam offering will include:
Beam’s General Manager (ANZ) Tom Cooper said:
“We’re excited to be bringing our e-scooters to the streets of Esperance ahead of Christmas.
“Safety for both riders and pedestrians is our biggest priority, and our industry-leading e-scooters feature tip-resistant kickstands, a helmet with every ride, and an in-app Safety Quiz to educate riders on how to ride safely.
“We look forward to a fruitful partnership with the Shire of Esperance and the local community over the next 12 months.”