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Scooters Are Back Starting Wednesday — And This Time, They’ll Be (Almost) Everywhere

Scooters will be available 5 a.m.-10 p.m. daily.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

2nd Scooter Pilot Will Start In August, City Says

About 10,000 scooters will be deployed throughout Chicago. Officials hope they can use data and feedback from this second pilot to determine if scooters stay in Chicago.

Downtown

South And West Siders Will Get Half Off All Rides If Lime Is Chosen For City Pilot Program, Company Says

Lime will provide a 50 percent discount for all rides in the South and West sides if the city's selects the company for the second scooter pilot program starting later this summer.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

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

Next Scooter Pilot Could Have Lockable Scooters — And Fewer Companies Participating

The second pilot will last about four months and be held during warmer months this summer.

Downtown

Get Scooter Riders Off The Sidewalks And Into The Streets, Aldermen Urge City

City officials said 192 people were injured while riding scooters during last year's pilot program.

Downtown

The Scooters Are Coming Back: After Pilot Program Ends In ‘Mixed Results,’ City Will Try Again

Approximately 820,000 rides were taken during the pilot program that ran from June to October, officials said.

Downtown

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

Scooter Season Is Over For Now — But Will They Return? Group Says They Should (But With Docks This Time)

The Active Transportation Alliance thinks scooters should stay — but docked and kept off urban trails and out of Downtown.

Downtown

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

A Scooter Race Really Happened Last Night In A Logan Square Parking Lot

Artist Derek Erdman dreamt up the Big Purse Liberty Bank 500 e-scooter race — is a scooter roller derby next?

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

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

No, You Cannot Ride An E-Scooter On The 606 (But People Are Doing It Anyway)

Scooters are filling the Bloomingdale Trail — and runners, walkers and cyclists are annoyed.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

New Scooters Racked Up More Than 11,000 Rides In First Weekend, City Says

The scooters are still inspiring plenty of debate among Chicagoans, though.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

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