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Bird bolts, Bolt stays as scooter startups steer through outbreak

Posted at 7:58 AM, Mar 25, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-25 08:04:19-04

RICHMOND, Va. -- As one electric scooter rental company hits pause on its Richmond operations, another operator continues service in the city as the coronavirus pandemic rages. Bird, the West Coast-based on-demand scooter startup, has decided to remove its fleet of scooters from Richmond streets. It’s unclear when its scooters may return.

The other scooter company with a local presence, Bolt Mobility, has decided its fleet will stay put for now. Continue reading on Richmond BizSense.

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