NYC DOT Launches Bronx E-Scooter Pilot Phase 2 Expansion

NYC Department of Transportation (NYC DOT) Commissioner Ydanis Rodriguez announced the launch of the Bronx e-scooter pilot’s second phase. Under Phase 2, the pilot program will double its footprint in the eastern Bronx, expanding into neighborhoods like Parkchester, Castle Hill, Country Club, and Throggs Neck.

Carrying a collapsible e-scotter. Image Credit - Mearth Technology

Carrying a collapsible e-scotter. Image Credit – Mearth Technology

The expansion will bring important micromobility connections to additional stops on the 6 train as well as the NYC Ferry at both the Soundview Ferry Terminal and Ferry Point Park Terminal. Program operators Bird, Lime, and Veo will work to double the scooter fleet size from 3,000 to 6,000.

Banner Image: E-Scooter. Image Credit – Denniz Futalan

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The New York City Department of Transportation’s (NYC DOT) mission is to provide for the safe, efficient, and environmentally responsible movement of people and goods in the City of New York and to maintain and enhance the transportation infrastructure crucial to the economic vitality and quality of life of our primary customers, City residents.

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