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

In Austin, the cost is $1 for the first 5 minutes and 15 cents for every additional minute

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.

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