TDMN: Uber Wants to Roll 2,000 Electric Bikes Into Dallas - NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

TDMN: Uber Wants to Roll 2,000 Electric Bikes Into Dallas

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TDMN: Uber Wants to Roll 2,000 Electric Bikes Into Dallas

Electric bikes are back in Dallas. Dallas Morning News city columnist Robert Wilonsky test-drove one and wrote about it for Tuesday's paper edition. He joins NBC 5 to tell us what this could mean for the city. (Published Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018)

Uber is about to jump into Dallas with a brand-new rent-a-ride for this market: rechargeable electric bikes.

Jump, which Uber bought in April for $200 million, has filed an application with Dallas City Hall to bring 2,000 stationless e-bikes to town. The company is waiting for city staff to review and approve the permit, which would also include 2,000 Jump-branded electric scooters.

Chris Miller, Uber's public policy manager for Texas, said the roll-out is expected early next year.

Click here to read more from our media partners at The Dallas Morning News.

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