Lincoln, NE (May 17, 2021) Lincoln Transportation and Utilities invites the public to attend a ScooterLNK Safety Education Event Saturday, May 22 on North Seventh Street between “R” and “Q” streets in the West Haymarket. The free event from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. will outline safety and operation rules for Bird and Spin electric scooters (e-scooters). In addition to free rides offered at the event, Bird and Spin will give away free helmets to participants.
Since the ScooterLNK year-long pilot program began in September 2020, riders have made more than 46,000 trips on Bird and Spin e-scooters.
Operation guidelines include:
E-scooters can be parked in the following areas:
Scooters will be disinfected and sanitized after each use. LTU encourages guests to wear masks at this event and to maintain a six-foot distance between each other. This event will also include electric bikes from the BikeLNK program.
For more information on the ScooterLNK program, vendor apps, and a list of safety and operating guidelines, visit lincoln.ne.gov (keyword: scooter) or contact LTU Traffic Engineering Transportation Planner, Roberto Partida at 402-440-7239 or at [email protected].