Melinda Hanson

Head of Sustainability at Bird

Melinda Hanson on KCRW

Two years ago the e-scooter company Bird launched in Santa Monica.   
  Now the buzzy little dockless two-wheelers are in 100 cities and counting. And along the way have aroused…

Bird combats sustainability critiques with 'vandal-proof' Bird Two e-scooter

Two years ago the e-scooter company Bird launched in Santa Monica.  Now the buzzy little dockless two-wheelers are in 100 cities and counting. And along the way have aroused…

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