THE ANGELS, August 26, 2021 / PRNewswire / -Superpedestrians LINK shared e-scooter service launches its largest fleet of vehicles in The angels today, making it the city’s largest provider of new shared scooters. The first of 5,000 silver-and-bright-yellow vehicles is rolling out across the city, focusing on access between neighborhoods and connections to local transit, including the Metro Light Rail and buses.
LINK from Superpedestrian integrates community-first practice into all aspects of its business, including bringing well-paying jobs to communities. Globally, Superpedestrian focuses on hiring workers as W2 employees rather than as concert workers, a marked departure from the industry. IN The angels, Superpedestrian will work with leading community organizations, such as Homeboy Industries and Chrysalis, to provide job opportunities for Angelenos from disadvantaged backgrounds. In addition, through the LINK-Up program The angels community members receiving local, state, or federal assistance qualify for reduced travel costs and free rides.
Superpedestrian’s LINK scooters will serve neighborhoods that currently have little micromobility, including North Hollywood, West Adams and Highland Park. LINK e-scooters will also be available for riders in Venice, Hollywood, Koreatown /Ekkopark, and Downtown Los Angeles.
To run LINK: Tours cost $ 1 to unlock the scooter, plus 39 øre minute. To ride a LINK scooter, simply download the LINK mobile app from the iOS or Android app store, use the app to find a scooter, and scan its QR code to get started. Superpedestrian also has accommodations for riders without smartphones or credit cards.
“As of today, we are excited to offer our largest fleet of reliable LINK scooters to The angels residents, students and tourists, “he said William Knapp, VP of Operations at Superpedestrian. “We look forward to working with city leaders and community organizations to best meet the needs of The angels through a safe, affordable and sustainable transport option. “
The angels is the fourth California city operated by Superpedestrian’s LINK e-scooters participating San Diego, San Jose and Oakland. In early August, the Los Angeles Department of Transportation approved the choice of Superpedestrian, making it the city’s newest e-scooter provider.
LINK scooters are designed for safety and reliability and have a lifespan that is twice the industry average of over 2,500 safe trips.
Superpedestrian’s commitment to security also includes strategic partnerships and programs. In addition to hosting safety workshops and distributing free helmets, Superpedestrian works with advocacy companies such as the Los Angeles County Bicycle Coalition (LACBC) as part of Superpedestrian’s community-first approach to form a cohesive campaign on road safety, including bicycles, scooters and all modes of active transit.
At LACBC, we believe in a more bike bar The angels is a more livable place for everyone. We are proud to partner with Superpedestrian to put the safety of riders, pedestrians and cyclists first. “Said Eli Akira Kaufman, CEO of the Los Angeles County Bicycle Coalition. “We are confident that Superpedestrian will help build an important gap in our region by providing safe and affordable micro-mobility services to all Angelenos.”
“We are pleased to welcome LINK scooters The angels. LINK will give people a new, easy, zero-emission way to get around the city. We work closely with LINK to roll out these scooters safely across The angels “especially in Downtown LA – and we are proud to be able to help expand the city’s opportunities for micro-mobility with LINK, providing affordable and affordable transportation for residents and visitors to LA to get to their destinations,” he said. Hilary Norton, CEO of FASTLinkDTLA.
LINK scooters are the smartest, safest and most stable e-scooters in the industry. LINK is the first and only e-scooter with built-in artificial intelligence that performs autonomous vehicle security checks, ensuring that each vehicle is safe before each ride.
Superpedestrian’s commitment to safety also includes strict personnel procedures and frequent vehicle decontamination protocols to prevent the spread of COVID. The company will continue to work closely with the city and operational teams to reliably disinfect scooters.
Discounts and offers:
Through the LINK-Up program, The angels community members receiving local, state, or federal assistance qualify for reduced travel costs and free rides.
Drive safely and always wear a helmet. LINK offers riders discounted helmets throughout Bern.
LINK also offers free scooter rides for COVID-19 vaccination appointments.
For more information on these programs, visit link.city/losangeles.
How are LINK scooters safe and city-friendly?
- LINK’s built-in AI mechanic ensures that vehicles are safe before each trip.
- Geofencing protects pedestrians by keeping scooters out of pedestrian streets and other restricted zones.
- LINK works with local community-based organizations and requests feedback from community members on how best to design its programs and service area to serve the community.
LINK The impeller sub-rules for the road
- Ride scooters in the bike lane when available or on the street
- Comply with all traffic laws
- Always give in to pedestrians
- Riders must be 18 years and older with a valid driver’s license
- Helmets are strongly encouraged
- Park scooters neatly and keep the sidewalks free
- Never drive under the influence
About LINK: LINK is the world’s safest and smartest e-scooter. LINK scooters are developed and built by Superpedestrian, a mobility technology and technology company that develops and launches urban transport solutions, and is the first to offer self-diagnosis and self-protection technologies that keep riders and pedestrians safe.
Scooter pictures and more information available in LINK’s Press Kit: https: //www.link.city/press.
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