Scoot Network Update // Spring 2021
March 23rd, 2021
Lots to share this month! Read on for spring updates.
Free Rides for Teachers
Next month, SF teachers and staff are heading back into the classroom to begin teaching. The team at Scoot wants to say thank you—and to help. That’s why we’re again offering our Free Rides for Teachers program for the month of April. Now members of the SFUSD can enjoy a clean, traffic-free, and socially distanced way to get around, whether commuting to class, picking up supplies, or on a lunch break. More here.
As part of our mission of providing “Electric Vehicles for Everyone” Scoot has accessible vehicles available to accommodate disabled riders. We have been running a monthly rental program for over a year and are excited to now offer the adaptive vehicles in the app! While our classic kick scooters are ridden standing, our adaptive scooters have a seat to ensure more people are able to use our service. Look for the blue lightning bolt in the app! More here.
Scoot’s Community Plan allows riders to pay the discounted price of 50¢ to unlock and 7¢/minute to ride. We currently have over 1,000 riders taking advantage of this community offering. The plan is available to riders enrolled in low-income programs, seniors, veterans, or state or federally-run assistance programs, plus pre-approved non-profits, students, teachers, and essential workers. Cash payment is also available with this plan. More here.
AB 550 and Walk SF
Our friends at Walk SF are sponsoring Assemblymember David Chiu’s thoughtful, much-needed bill, AB 550, to bring speed safety enforcement to California cities, including SF. AB 550 will help to slow our streets and save lives. More here.
Looking for parking?
Scooty reminder to always park at a bike rack at the end of your ride. Failure to do so could result in a citation from the city of up to $100! If you aren’t finding enough bike racks where you like to park, feel free to submit a request to the SFMTA and let them know. Let’s work together to solve the parking problem in SF!
See you on the road!