Dallas is one of 14 international cities in Lime’s Global COVID-19 Scooter Program
Lime, a scooter company, is launching a new electric scooter service designed to help health care workers and first responders facing the coronavirus pandemic.
Called Lime Aid, it offers a 30-minute free ride to public health and law enforcement personnel in specific cities around the world.They include Dallas and Austin; Baltimore, Nashville, Oklahoma City and Salt Lake City; and Paris, Cologne and Tel Aviv.We are so international.
The pandemic is making transportation more difficult, and if you want to keep your distance from society, the Lime scooter is the best option.
David Spielfogel, Lime's chief policy officer, said in a statement: "Lime is proud to work with cities to use electric scooters as an important transportation option to reliably get front-line workers and residents where they need to go.""We remain committed to the cities we love and serve, and we recognize the critical role of the subcompact in meeting the current and post-crisis transportation needs."
Lime pulled its scooters out of most cities as early as mid-March to comply with lockdown instructions, spokesman Alex Youn said.
"We made progress when COVID-19 started to integrate into cities," Ewan said. "When we saw a drop in ridership in all cities, we removed scooters from all markets except Korea.""With respect to the city's whole-house service orders, we also have to comply.In the past week, we've started to roll out Lime Aid to bring scooters to healthcare and to help first responders get free rides and meet basic needs."
Youn said the company hopes to become an increasingly popular option in the post-COVID-19 world.
"In terms of recovery, we think micro-mobility (bicycles, scooters, skateboards) is going to be huge," he said."In places like South Korea, where the coronavirus pandemic curve is leading, we're starting to see them further define the use of electric scooters," he said."They use scooters instead of public transport, which keeps them at a distance from society.Looking at life before and after COVID, we are beginning to see that micro-transport has become the first choice in many surrounding cities and around the world, bicycles and scooting are seen as essential services."