The photos and videos of the JUMP bike heaps posted to social media sites have disappointed former JUMP employees, bike and scooter advocates, and people who don't like to see useless waste.
“At $3.30 you're basically paying Lime for the privilege of charging their scooters for them,” one juicer commented on Reddit. “Fuck that.”
In our contemporary quest for radical mortality, millennials saw a 354 percent increase in scooter-related hospital admissions in the last four years.
Using one of these accounts, it seems a customer wouldn’t need to pay Lime for using its scooters.
The startup says that the flaming bike caught on video was the result of a vandal attempting to break the lock.
Vandals made the startup's e-scooters blare inappropriate things in an incident the company calls "not smart" and "not funny."
This month, the Los Angeles Department for Transportation will enter the next phase of collecting the real-time location of scooters like Lime and Bird.
Uber, which is pushing back against the requests for real-time location data of its JUMP scooters, was granted a provisional, month-long permit, while other companies received a full-year license.
The account Bird Graveyard features footage of the scooters getting burned, thrown off buildings, pooped on, and tossed into the ocean.
The City of San Francisco just gave scooter companies Bird, Spin, and Lime an ultimatum: Get off the street and apply for a permit, or else.