Lime has revived scooter sharing in many cities around the world
Novel Coronavirus's global epidemic forced a number of cities to announce policies of social isolation and home isolation.To make it easier for people to get around safely during special times, Lime decided to restart its scooter rental business in many cities around the world and renamed It Lime Aid.At the same time, the company is offering 30 minutes of free access to public health workers and law enforcement officials who sign up for it.
Lime said in a statement: 'Minivans will play a vital role in enabling people to travel across cities seamlessly, as a one-person vehicle that can help fill the gap in special times of public transport.'
The company initially opened Lime Aid services in Austin, Texas, and other cities, and plans to scale them up further in the coming weeks, while building more formal localization partnerships with public health officials, community organizations and other stakeholders.
At the same time, Lime Aid gives safety tips on the APP, such as checking the brakes, pedals, switches, lights, and frame are in good working order.
For hygiene measures, Lime Aid also advises users to keep a social distance (at least six feet apart) and to wear gloves or wash their hands with an alcohol disinfectant of 60° or more when they arrive at their destination.