LimeBike's Electric Fleet Coming Soon to Jolt Dallas' Bike-share Scene

Get ready, Dallas pedestrians. Bike-sharing on the already crowded sidewalks is about to get some extra zip. LimeBike will soon roll out new electric wheels to stand out Dallas' bike-share pack.The venture-backed San Francisco Bay Area startup will debut electric scooters in Dallas in April and electric bikes by May, said Caen Contee, who leads LimeBike's marketing and partnerships.The new additions to LimeBike's fleet will arrive in Dallas as City Hall discusses how to dealwith thousands of bikes that have flooded downtown and clogged up streets and sidewalks and plans to draft new rules in the fall. Five dockless bike-share companies are in Dallas — Ofo, LimeBike, Spin, MoBike and VBikes — and two more are looking at expanding to the city. City officials estimate that between 18,000 and 20,000 bikes are scattered throughout Dallas.  Continue reading...

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