Bird Canada Strengthens Position as Largest Operator in the Greater Toronto Area with Launch in Mississauga

Bird Canada Strengthens Position as Largest Operator in the Greater Toronto Area with Launch in Mississauga

TORONTO, June 21, 2024 — Bird Canada, the nation’s largest and most popular micromobility provider, is thrilled to announce the launch of its latest micromobility program in Mississauga, Ontario. This highly anticipated expansion will introduce 450 BirdFour e-scooters and 150 Bird e-bikes to the City, underscoring Bird Canada’s commitment to reducing its carbon footprint and offering environmentally friendly transportation solutions. Mississauga is now the second city in Canada to feature the latest Swappable Battery Vehicles: The BirdFour.

“As a proud GTA resident, I am happy to announce the launch of our micromobility program in Mississauga, our 26th launch city in Canada. This expansion represents a significant step towards providing environmentally sustainable and innovative transportation solutions across the province. Mississauga, known for its vibrant communities and commitment to green initiatives, is the perfect city for our Bird vehicles. We are excited to see how the residents and visitors of Mississauga will benefit from this new micromobility program, and we remain committed to reducing the carbon footprint of our municipal partners and supporting environmentally friendly urban mobility.” – Stewart Lyons, CEO at Bird Canada.


New BirdFour E-Scooters: A Commitment to Sustainability

Bird Canada is excited to launch the Mississauga program with its newest e-scooter, the BirdFour, designed with sustainability at its core. The BirdFour’s innovative swappable battery system significantly reduces Vehicle Kilometers Travelled (VKT) by allowing for easy battery exchanges rather than replacing entire devices. This advancement supports Bird Canada’s goal of achieving Net Zero emissions by 2024 by enabling more sustainable operations with smaller electric vehicles for battery transportation.


Key Features of the BirdFour E-Scooter:

  • Turn Signals for Enhanced Safety: The BirdFour is the first scooter in Ontario to feature built-in turn signals, enhancing rider safety by clearly indicating directional intentions.
  • Swappable Battery for Sustainability: The BirdFour’s innovative swappable battery system is a significant advancement towards a net-zero future, as it helps reduce the overall carbon footprint. This system minimizes Vehicle Kilometers Travelled (VKT) by facilitating easy battery exchanges instead of replacing entire devices.
  • Convenient Phone Holder with Charger: Equipped with a phone holder and charger, the BirdFour ensures riders can stay connected and powered up on the go. 

Greater Toronto Area Expansion

Bird Canada has significantly expanded its presence in the Greater Toronto Area, now operating in 8 cities across Ontario. In addition to Mississauga, the company has successfully ventured into Hamilton, Ajax, Oshawa, Tecumseh, Brampton, Ottawa, and Windsor. Since 2023, Ontarians alone have traveled more than 1.5  million kilometers within the province, demonstrating the strong demand for Bird Canada’s services.


Mississauga Launch Event

Bird Canada will join the City of Mississauga for a launch event on June 28th at Community Commons Park from 10 am to 12 pm. Attendees will receive a complimentary Bird helmet, have the chance to test ride Bird’s electric vehicles, and interact with Bird team members for any questions.


Building on Canadian Success since 2019

Bird Canada proudly acknowledges the remarkable strides made in advancing sustainable transportation solutions. Since 2019, Bird Canada has been at the forefront of eco-friendly mobility, providing over 5 million rides and saving nearly 2,850 metric tons of CO2 emissions. With operations in over 26 cities across five provinces—Saskatchewan, Ontario, Quebec, British Columbia, and Alberta — Bird Canada has become the largest and most established micromobility operator in Canada.

About Bird Canada

Bird Canada is the leading Canadian micro mobility provider that operates an electric vehicle sharing program. Bird Canada is a Canadian-owned and operated company that offers Canadians, and visitors to Canada, a new way to avoid congestion and get around that is sustainable and uses the most innovative last-mile mobility solutions for urban areas. For additional information, visit BirdCanada.caTwitterInstagram or LinkedIn.

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Sara Evans Saunders
Head of Marketing and Partnerships
Bird Canada

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