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Scoot is back in San Francisco!

May 20th, 2020

SCOOT RESUMES SERVICE IN SAN FRANCISCO 

New Local Restaurant Feature Supports Essential Trips

May 20, 2020 – Scoot announced it is resuming service in San Francisco starting today with its industry-leading Bird Two e-scooters. As businesses across the city reopen, Scoot will provide its kick scooters to residents for essential trips. 

“Scoot is excited to be back in operation in San Francisco. We know that bikes and scooters can add a lot of good by facilitating essential trips to work, the grocery store, and the doctor. Scoots offer riders a safe and socially distant mode of transportation while minimizing car traffic” Bob Walsh, SF Community Manager for Scoot. 

  • Local Business Feature: Scoot is launching an in-app feature that allows riders to quickly and easily identify restaurants serving takeout and delivery across San Francisco. Riders can now open the updated Scoot kick app and participating establishments will be clearly marked on the map using colored pins. When tapped, featured restaurants will expand to display relevant details such as the address, photos, and contact information.
  • Free rides for healthcare workers: Scoot is proud to offer free kick scooter rides to healthcare workers and emergency personnel in SF. Eligible riders will receive two free 30-minute rides per day for as long as it takes to help our communities recover from this global health crisis. More info here
  • Built-in social distancing: Scoots offer riders the opportunity to travel safely while maintaining CDC- and WHO-recommended social distancing. Scooting is a solitary commute option that offers full control of your destination without having to rely on cars.
  • Car Free Market and Slow Streets initiative: Cities everywhere are enjoying cleaner air and safer streets as a result of their efforts to reduce car traffic. Scoot riders in San Francisco are celebrating Car Free Market and the new Slow Streets program
  • Clean commute: Scoot is maintaining increased sanitization practices on each scooter to ensure that we’re addressing unique health concerns. More info here.