Lime, the company whose business model is buying thousands of electric scooters and just sort of leaving them there in the hopes people will ride them, is on track to lose $437 million this year.
New York City just got one step closer to being plagued with the piles of electric bikes and scooters that clutter the footpaths of lesser cities. This is going to be a shitshow.
Look around, and you’ll find no shortage of stories about the rise of injuries linked to rentable e-scooters. But until you’ve read firsthand accounts of shattered arms and metal plates in faces, it’s hard to comprehend just how completely these little scooties can wreck your shit.