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Shared E-Scooter Pilot Launching on Tuesday, August 17!

A person checking out an e-scooter.

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.

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E-Scooter parking corrals now being installed!

A photo of a parking corral on White Plains Road.

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:

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DOT Announces Three Companies Selected for E-Scooter Pilot in the East Bronx, Along with Major New Bike Network Projects

A map of the e-scooter share pilot. It covers Bronx Community Boards 9, 10, 11, & 12.

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.

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DOT Announces Zone for E-Scooter Pilot Starting This Spring in the East Bronx

A map of the e-scooter share pilot. It covers Bronx Community Boards 9, 10, 11, & 12.

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 stations

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