Amanda Poncy

Lime and Bird dockless electric scooters are now available 
in the city, and are designed to be eco-friendly, easy-to-use, and get you where you are going faster than by foot or by car in high traffic. Photo: Eze Amos

Scoot Over: New mobility hits the road

Smart-tech companies Lime and Bird introduced dockless electric scooters to Charlottesville late last year, as new “micromobility” options have swept in to urban areas nationwide. Forty-six percent of vehicle trips in the U.S. are under three miles, and scooters are fast, green alternatives to climbing into the car. Smaller cities with university populations like Charlottesville […]

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