Technology Lime launches a weekly subscription for scooters and e-bikes

13:55  17 december  2019
13:55  17 december  2019 Source:   engadget.com

Lyft pulls scooters from 6 cities, says it'll move toward 'bigger opportunities'

  Lyft pulls scooters from 6 cities, says it'll move toward 'bigger opportunities' The ride-hailing company also lays off 20 employees from its bike and scooter team.Six markets in total will be losing Lyft's scooters, as first reported by TechCrunch, including Nashville, Tennessee; San Antonio; Atlanta; Dallas; Columbus, Ohio; and the Phoenix area.

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Frequent scooter riders now have an option for a more convenient rental system, with the launch of Lime's LimePass subscription service. Starting today, Lime riders in the US, Australia and New Zealand will be able to sign up for unlimited scooter and e-bike rides without paying the unlock fee.

  Lime launches a weekly subscription for scooters and e-bikes

The company has been testing the subscription service since March in a pilot program and is now ready to roll it out to the general public. The exact price of a LimePass subscription varies by region, but a screenshot shows a price of $4.99 per week in San Fransisco. To tempt users to try the service out, Lime is offering a week of free unlocks to new subscribers after paying an opt-in fee.

Lyft scooters leaving Atlanta, five other cities in U.S.

  Lyft scooters leaving Atlanta, five other cities in U.S. Lyft is eliminating its scooter operation in Atlanta, nearly a year after the devices were deployed in the city, a spokesperson confirmed Friday in an emailed statement to The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. © Provided by CMG Corporate Services, LLCThe electric scooters will leave the city Nov. 22. The company launched in Atlanta Dec. 21, just two days after rival Uber began its own scooter service in the city. "We're grateful to our scooter riders in Atlanta as well as our partners in Atlanta city government," read the statement. "We look forward to continuing to provide riders with other modes of reliable transportation.

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a screenshot of a cell phone: LimePass© Provided by Engadget LimePass

The program is aimed at commuters, as Lime says that more than half of their riders use scooters for traveling to work or taking personal daily trips. Users in the US will save $1 per ride on the unlock fee, so the cost of a subscription can be covered in just a few days.

To sign up for the service, open the Lime app, tap the menu icon, then go to the LimePass icon and follow the on-screen instructions. If you live in a different country, Lime confirms it will be rolling the subscription program out to other counties starting in January next year.


Bird expands its scooters in Europe and Middle East with Circ acquisition .
In the competitive world of electric scooters, Bird aims to get an edge with a new acquisition and $75 million funding round.Bird was the first company to scatter its vehicles across city streets in the US in 2018. Since then, the electric scooter market has exploded with more than a dozen companies operating around the world. Bird has raised $350 million in investor funding and its biggest competitor, Lime, has raised $765 million and has scooters in roughly 30 countries.

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