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Winter Safety Tips

November 26th, 2018

Daylight savings has come and gone, the leaves are falling, and the temperature is dropping. It's officially Fall, and that means more dark hours and more damp or wet roads. We understand that your need for Scoot doesn't stop when the rain starts and that's why our scooters stay on the road, rain or shine. Here are some tips for safe riding in the winter months. (more…)

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What to do in SF if you stay in town for the holidays

November 20th, 2018

San Francisco is at its best during the holidays. The smell of firewood creeps out of chimneys and everyone has an excuse to wear their favorite beanies. The best part, however, is when the majority of the city goes on vacation. No crowds, no lines, no traffic, no problems! Here are some of our favorite things to do when half of the city is away. (more…)

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Press Release: Scoot’s e-bikes a success so far in Barcelona

November 14th, 2018

Scoot has rolled out its full fleet of over 750 electric bicycles in Barcelona and is the only free-floating shared e-bike provider in the city. Demand has been strong, with thousands of riders signing up and riding in the early months. In September, each e-bike was already being ridden 6 times a day.

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Scoot at Autonomy 2018

October 31st, 2018

Returning for the third year to the Autonomy conference in Paris, Mar Pallas, VP of Europe Market Development, represented Scoot on two panels. (more…)

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How to ride a Kick scooter

October 30th, 2018

Riding a kick scooter isn’t hard, but like all new things, They take a little time to get used to, here are a few tips you can use before, during and after your ride to make sure you’re always riding your best. (more…)

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How we choose our neighborhoods

October 24th, 2018

We have been getting a lot of questions about which neighborhoods Scoot serves and why. Here are some answers to help you understand our current service, and how it will expand in the future. (more…)

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A day in the Bayview

October 4th, 2018

The Bayview is a hidden gem in the city that was previously outside of our motor scooter zone. Now that kicks are coming to San Francisco; you've unlocked a brand new neighborhood to explore! Here's a little inspiration for your scoot out to the Bayview. Explore these three places, and don't forget to stop at other spots that look interesting along the way! (more…)

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Nuevo diseño para las bicis

October 4th, 2018

¡Hey #Scootlover! El pasado día 20 de Septiembre juntamos a 20 creativos para que diseñaran, junto al equipo de HEY STUDIO, el nuevo carenado de nuestras ebikes. En este post te lo contamos todo. Una semana después y ya con las propuestas de los diferentes artistas sobre la mesa, organizamos en el FIUHOUSE la fiesta oficial de presentación con un afterwork abierto al público donde los asistentes pudieron votar por su diseño favorito🎖. (more…)

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A guide: How to park kick scooters responsibly

October 1st, 2018

Deploying kick scooters in San Francisco allows Scoot to offer yet another accessible form of electric mobility. However, as we work hard to make sure that everyone has access to equitable mobility options, we need your help in ensuring that we don't limit the mobility of others; we don't want your ease to be someone else's hassle. "So where is the best place to park my kick scooter?" You ask? Well, we'll tell you! (more…)

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Our Kick Scooter Service Area

October 1st, 2018

WE'RE EXCITED: Scoot is launching kick scooters in San Francisco on October 15th! As you might have imagined, with a new vehicle type comes a new service area. This service area is different than the traditional blue zone because the kicks are completely different vehicles with different abilities and needs. We'll skip the rest of the small talk and let you see it for yourself. (more…)

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Press Release: Scoot Receives Funding from Elemental Excelerator to Expand Technology and Services for Disadvantaged Communities in San Francisco, California

September 26th, 2018

Scoot Networks, the original shared electric mobility provider, announced today that they will receive an investment of up to $750,000 from Elemental Excelerator (EEx), a global infrastructure innovation accelerator, to develop their services for low- to moderate-income (LMI) communities. The investment is being made through the accelerator’s Equity & Access Track, which helps growth-stage startups deliver place-based, community-driven innovation to California’s LMI and disadvantaged communities. (more…)

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5 tips que te ayudarán a ser más sostenible

September 21st, 2018

¡Hey #Scootlover! Sabemos que, probablemente, si estás leyendo este post es porque ya formas parte de la comunidad Scoot y, por tanto, te preocupa la contaminación y el grado de sostenibilidad del nuestro planeta. ¡Bien! 👍 ( si aún no utilizas nuestro servicio de vehiclesharing, al final de este post encontrarás la manera de hacerlo). (more…)

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World Car Free Day

September 19th, 2018

Six years ago, Scoot was founded to, among other things, ease traffic and mobility problems in the world's major metropolitan areas. Since then, Scoot has helped tens of thousands of people take back their streets and move about their cities faster and more efficiently than ever before. (more…)

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The new Scoot app is here!

September 11th, 2018

Scoot has come a long way since we first launched. We've changed vehicles, added street parking all over downtown, and made it cheaper than ever to get around SF. What's the one thing throughout this whole journey that has remained constant? The app. Yes, It's gone through some design changes, we've added features you've loved, and taken away things we loved (RIP the awesome button,) but foundationally, the app has stayed the same. Until now. (more…)

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FIUWORKSHOP: HEY STUDIO x SCOOT

September 7th, 2018

¡Hey #Scootlover! ¿Quién dijo que Septiembre era un mes aburrido? Desde que aterrizamos en Barna, nuestro objetivo ha sido vincularnos con el talento emergente de la ciudad. Siguiendo con este objetivo, durante los próximos meses, vamos a celebrar una serie de eventos de distintas disciplinas artísticas en locales emblemáticos de la ciudad condal. (more…)

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¡Gracias a todos #Scootlovers!

August 23rd, 2018

¡Hey #Scootlovers! Intuimos que ya se os ha pasado la resaca post Cruïlla y por eso nos hemos animado a escribir estas líneas para agradeceros a todos que os pasarais por nuestro stand a saludar 👋😍 (more…)

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A Scooty Surprise for Outside Lands

August 8th, 2018

Outside Lands is right around the corner! And just like every year, Scoot makes getting to the festival easier, faster, and cheaper than any other rideshare alternative. This weekend, we've got a very special surprise for you festival scooters: Expanded blue zones! (more…)

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Why the Flex Plan is right for you

July 26th, 2018

We get it, you've been scooting for a few weeks, and you're feeling freer than ever. Between, work, errands, and weekend adventures, you're scooting quite often. Well, we've got news for you, friend: You're officially at stage three of scoot freedom, and it only gets better from here. Next step is using the Flex Plan to make your rides even more fun and flexible! Here are three reasons why The Flex Plan is the right plan for you. (more…)

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Los 6 básicos de las ebikes

July 20th, 2018

¿Qué es una bici eléctrica o ebike? Que nuestras bicis sean eléctricas significa que tienen implantadas un asistente de pedal que facilita el desplazamiento. Puedes entenderlo como que es una bici con superpoderes 😉 (more…)

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5 million miles – 5 reasons to celebrate

July 5th, 2018

On June 29th Scoot quietly reached another important milestone in our journey to Electric Vehicles for Everyone. 5 Million miles. It's a number 5 years in the making, and we couldn't be more proud. But we're done celebrating every time we break a million. Instead, we're looking back at the last year's successes. Here are five reasons to celebrate Scoot's continued growth. (more…)

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¡Nos vamos al Cruïlla!

June 27th, 2018

¡Hey #scootlover, tenemos un notición para ti! Los próximos días 12, 13 y 14 de Julio estaremos en el festival más molón y divertido de Barcelona. Piensa un poco… ¿lo tienes? ¡BINGO! Scoot se va de marcha al único e inigualable Festival Cruïlla 🤩🤸‍🎶
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Why Barcelona?

June 8th, 2018

This week we launched our first European city in Barcelona, Spain with a multi-modal fleet of 500 shared, high-performance electric scooters, and 1,000 custom, shared electric bicycles. “We are excited to finally bring Scoot to Europe, and to demonstrate how shared electric vehicles are the most valuable and the most scalable form of urban mobility,” says Michael Keating, Scoot CEO and founder. (more…)

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Perfect parking with PARKED

May 31st, 2018

When a scoot is parked incorrectly, we often have to send a team member to check on it before that scooter can be rented again. This takes that scooter out of the rotation and makes it harder for everyone to get where they need to go. Do yourself and the rest of the Scoot community a favor and make sure you're always parked perfectly so there can always be plenty of scoots for everyone to enjoy! We've come up with a handy little acronym to help make sure you're always P.A.R.K.E.D. perfectly. (more…)

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