Beam Starts Operations in Johor Bahru: A Step Towards Sustainable Urban Mobility

Beam Starts Operations in Johor Bahru: A Step Towards Sustainable Urban Mobility
  • Johor Bahru City Council (MBJB) initiative to enhance public transport and micromobility in the city.
  • Beam attends Car Free Morning, in conjunction with Asia Pacific Climate Week (APCW).

[16 Nov 2023] Beam Mobility Malaysia has commenced operations in Johor Bahru, in support of Johor Bahru City Council’s (MBJB) Low Carbon City initiatives. . This initiative aligns with Beam's commitment to providing convenient and sustainable transportation options for urban communities. To commemorate this meaningful event , Beam Mobility participated in Johor Bahru’s Car Free Morning in conjunction with the Asia Pacific Climate Week (APCW) that happened last Saturday (Nov 11). 

Beam Parking Spot at Penjara Ayer Molek

The proposed parking spots aim to solve the first and last mile qualms for the residents of Johor Bahru. Positioned at the heart of the town, the new Beam parking spots cater to both tourists and residents alike, offering a more convenient form of transportation and reducing traffic in the town. 

Lucas Yap, Country Lead at Beam Mobility Malaysia, expressed enthusiasm about the expansion, stating, "We're thrilled to be expanding our services to Johor Bahru. Our mission is to provide sustainable and convenient transportation solutions to as many people as possible, and we're excited to work with MBJB to achieve their low carbon goals."

Beam Parking Spot at Persada Johor International Convention Centre.

Beam Mobility's e-scooters are designed with safety in mind, featuring advanced safety features such as built-in lights, dual-braking systems, and virtual docking (virtual parking spots) created to keep the streets clean and neat. The company also works closely with local authorities to ensure that its services are integrated seamlessly into the city’s environment.

Car Free Morning group photo with MBJB kicking off with Beam e-scooters

“The key to all of these is to improve the public transport system and blend in the micromobility in the mix to make JB into a more walkable city." - Dato' Haji, Mohd Noorazam bin Dato' Haji Osman, Datuk Bandar Johor Bahru. 

In conjunction with the launch, Beam Mobility was honoured to participate in Johor Bahru’s Car Free Morning, coinciding with the Asia Pacific Climate Week 2023 event. To commemorate these events, from now until 30th November 2023:

  1. New Beam users can enjoy free RM5 Beam credits by using the promo code: TRYBEAM 
  2. An additional RM5 Beam credits for any users in Johor Bahru with the promo code: BEAMXMBJB, making it accessible for everyone to explore the convenience of Beam e-scooters
    (terms and conditions apply) 

As MBJB continues to spearhead their sustainability efforts in Johor Bahru, Beam Mobility is optimistic that the e-scooters can escalate their low carbon goals.

Beam in Johor Bahru

  • Low Carbon City: The Johor Bahru City Council (Majlis Bandaraya Johor Bahru, MBJB) aims to achieve its Low Carbon City agenda by 2025. Through its collaboration with Beam, the city aims to provide more options for people in town to travel conveniently.
  • Personal Accident Insurance: Every rider will be covered by Beam’s personal accident insurance.
  • Virtual Docking: Fixed ‘virtual’ parking docks will be seen within the app, with riders directed to appropriate parking spots through a combination of guidance, incentives, and disincentives.
  • Beam Safe Academy: The Beam Safe Academy is a safety program that incorporates an interactive safety quiz and a launch briefing guide for new users. Riders are to complete the in-app safety quiz as our means of self-training on safe-riding etiquette. 

We love working together with local partners who see a potential use of Beam in your area or local community. For partnership opportunities, connect with Beam at

Regardless of whether it is to get to work or to play, riders can find the closest Beam e-scooter near you by downloading the app via the Apple Store or Google Play Store!

For more information, stay tuned to Beam Malaysia’s official Facebook, Instagram, and TikTok channels.


Media queries:

Elaine Wong 

About Beam

Beam is Asia Pacific’s largest shared micromobility company. We are on a mission to turn little drives into better rides and make cities flow better for everyone. Shared micromobility is one of the fastest-growing industries in the world, and we’re leading the way in Asia Pacific with operations in Australia, New Zealand, South Korea, Thailand, Malaysia, Turkey, Japan and Indonesia. In collaboration with cities, we bring a safe, affordable and sustainable new mode of transport to citizens with our fleets of small electric vehicles. 

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