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Electric Scooters Are Back For Good As Divvy Launches 1st Docked Scooter Stations

Divvy has retrofitted more than 230 docked stations to accommodate scooters, bikes and e-bikes in and near Downtown. There will be 1,000 scooters in service by the end of June.


Shared Scooters Are Coming Back To Chicago This Spring, With 4,000 Expected To Hit The Streets

Lime, Spin and Superpedestrian will put 3,000 scooters on the streets this spring — and Lyft will add 1,000 Divvy scooters to the Downtown area, according to the city.


Could Scooters Become A Permanent Fixture In Chicago? Aldermen Push Back After Latest Pilot Test

A 2020 pilot saw fewer complaints about e-scooters than the 2019 one — but aldermen said they still aren't sold amid safety concerns.


Chicagoans Took 230,400 Scooter Trips During The First Month Of The New Pilot

Complaints about the scooters are down, according to the city, but too many people are still riding on sidewalks.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

2nd Scooter Pilot Starts Aug. 12 With Bird, Lime And Spin

The city will allow vendors to leave scooters out at night. Last time, vendors had to pick them up at night and re-deploy them in the morning.


Scooters Are Coming Back — And There Will Be 10,000 Of Them All Over The City This Time

There will still be some restrictions, though: People will only be able to ride scooters 5 a.m.-10 p.m., and they won't be usable on the Lakefront Trail, the 606 or Downtown.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Chicago Scooters Were Used To Fill Gaps In Public Transportation, With Many Ending Up At CTA Stations, Lime Says

Five of the top 6 destinations for the scooters were Blue Line stops in Logan Square, Wicker Park and West Town.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

As Scooter Pilot Packs Up For 2019, We Look At The Early Morning And Late Night Workers Who Made It Happen

Block Club Chicago rode along with the AM and PM scooter deployment teams for Lime, one of 10 companies in the city's pilot program.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

Scooter Rider Takes Off After Crashing Into Bicyclist, Leaving Him Badly Injured

The bicyclist was left with three fractured facial bones, a broken nose and four broken teeth, he said. He needed more than 20 stitches in his face.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

As Slew Of Scooter Companies Descend On Chicago, Deals Offered For Vets, Low-Income Riders

The city is granting permits to 10 vendors to each operate 250 scooters in the city for the next four months.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

In Chicago, Electric Scooters Will Be A Good Option For Short Trips, But CTA Still Beats Them On Price: Study

The new study looks at how a public e-scooter sharing system could be used by Chicagoans traveling within and between the city’s neighborhoods.

Lincoln Park, Old Town