Lime hits six million rides


Lime, the bike and scooter-portion company that only in the near previous raised $335 million from GV, Uber and others, has hit six million rides since launching remaining June. Lime, which first launched in Greensboro, N.C., has since expanded to 70 cities.

In comparability, Rooster launched in April it hit 1 million rides since launching in November.

Lime’s ridership in San Francisco is at elaborate on withhold because the metropolis opinions allow applications from 12 corporations to feature electric scooter companies. But throughout the quick timeframe (from March via June) that Lime did feature in San Francisco, its scooters noticed 300,000 rides. Over in San Diego, Calif., its scooters facilitated 1 million bike and scooter rides in 5 months.

Electrical scooters are hot honest now, with VCs pouring a total lot of thousands of greenbacks into the establish aside, and wander-hailing corporations inserting their bets on scooter startups. Lyft, as an illustration, has laid out its ambitions for electric scooters, moreover as bikes. Meanwhile, Uber, as talked about above, invested in Lime as segment of a deal to establish aside Uber branding on Lime scooters.

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