Department of Transportation Commissioner Ydanis Rodriguez announced today the DOT plans to expand its e-scooter pilot in the eastern Bronx this June, which will double the program's footprint and bring new micromobility options to more residents. In less than a year, the three e-scooter share companies in the pilot's first phase have already recorded more than 480,000 trips without any deaths or serious injuries.Read More
The New York City Department of Transportation announced the official launch of the city’s e-scooter pilot in the East Bronx. Bird, Lime and Veo, the three companies participating in the pilot, will bring up to 3,000 e-scooters to the East Bronx during Phase 1 starting Tuesday, August 17, 2021, with an increase to as many as 6,000 in the second phase next year.Read More
As a part of NYC DOT's Shared E-Scooter Pilot, parking corrals are being installed throughout select areas of the East Bronx. These corrals are designed to help minimize sidewalks on busy corridors. The corrals can be Here's an example of a sidewalk parking corral on White Plains Road and Brady Avenue.
The maps that detail the locations of the e-scooter parking corrals are now available on our website. Here are the direct links to the maps:Read More
DOT Announces Three Companies Selected for E-Scooter Pilot in the East Bronx, Along with Major New Bike Network Projects
After a competitive selection process, Bird, Lime and Veo unveil e-scooter models and pricing plans that will allow most rides for under $5; following a community engagement period, service is expected to start by early summer with up to 3,000 e-scooters New bicycle lanes planned for pilot zone over the next two years will also enhance e-scooter mobility and safety.Read More
Pilot will come to East Bronx neighborhoods – from Eastchester to Soundview -- starting in the coming months, delivered over two phases; E-scooters will provide a new transit option for travel between hospitals, schools and subway stationsRead More