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Lime's new adaptive e-scooter
Jan 08, 2020

OakDOT and Lime Launch First-Ever E-Scooter Pilot Program Designed for Riders with Disabilities

Today, the City of Oakland’s Department of Transportation (OakDOT) and shared-mobility service provider Lime launched the first-ever e-scooter pilot program for riders with disabilities. The pilot features an e-scooter intended for riders who are not comfortable or unable to stand for a long time and/or have limited capacity for walking. This new accessible micro-mobility for Oakland residents with disabilities to travel and commute to work/home, run errands, and make their lives more convenient as it increases their transportation options.

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