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¡Ven a la bicicletada 2019 con Scoot!

March 19th, 2019

Contamos los días para la Bicicletada 2019. No solo recorreremos la ciudad sobre dos ruedas sino que podremos conocerte en persona: al terminar la rodada popular podrás encontrarte con Scoot a la sombra del Arco de Triunfo. Tendremos un stand para poder charlar contigo o para que te des una vuelta en bici eléctrica junto al equipo. 🚲 ⚡️ (more…)

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Homenaje a las mujeres

March 6th, 2019

Desde Scoot nos unimos al movimiento por la concienciación sobre la igualdad y la visibilidad. Hoy recopilamos una serie de grandes inventos que salieron del trabajo de investigación de varias mujeres. Desde aquí admiramos la valentía con la que se hicieron oír en un mundo que no se lo puso fácil. Porque sin su esfuerzo e ingenio quién sabe si a día de hoy podría existir Scoot tal y como lo conocemos. (more…)

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Scoot’s industry leading hourly wages and jobs training

February 19th, 2019

In our upcoming report to the SFMTA, Scoot is proud to highlight that our average monthly wage for our San Francisco fleet team is $22.51/hour. Amidst stories of mobility gig workers suffering pay cuts or being paid below minimum wage, we are more committed than ever to running Scoot’s fleet operations with full-time mechanics who have full benefits and equity in the company. (more…)

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¿Cómo circular en patinete?

February 15th, 2019

Montar en patinete es fácil, eso lo sabemos. Pero, como con todo lo nuevo, puede llevar un tiempo acostumbrarse a él: aproximadamente, un trayecto y la lectura de nuestra breve explicación sobre su correcto uso.

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QR Codes are here!

February 11th, 2019

We've officially launched QR codes in the Scoot app. To use a QR code, all you have to do is tap the scan button, hold the camera up to the QR code and voila - you can now reserve that vehicle. If your camera is broken, You'll still be able to find the vehicle you want to reserve by tapping around on the map. (more…)

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¿Cómo manejar un scooter?

January 28th, 2019

Manejar un scooter no es difícil, pero como todo lo nuevo, es cosa de acostumbrarte. Aquí te dejamos algunos tips que puedes usar antes, durante y después de tu viaje para asegurarte que todo anda bien. (more…)

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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 vehicles 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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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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