Jamestown to Launch Shared E-Scooters, Enhancing Eco-Friendly Mobility

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(WNY News Now) – The City of Jamestown and Bird, a leader in electric micro-mobility, are teaming up to bring shared e-scooters to the city starting Tuesday, September 5th.

Jamestown -The City of Jamestown is set to introduce shared electric scooters in collaboration with Bird, an electric micro-mobility provider. Beginning on Tuesday, September 5th, residents and visitors will have access to these convenient and environmentally friendly scooters via Bird’s free mobile app.

Jamestown Mayor Eddie Sundquist expressed excitement about the initiative, stating, “We are thrilled to welcome Bird to Jamestown and look forward to offering community members a new, eco-friendly, and fun way to get around.” The e-scooters will serve as a sustainable alternative for various daily trips, whether exploring local attractions or running errands.

Bird aims to reduce car trips, traffic congestion, and carbon emissions while providing accessible transportation. Notably, senior citizens, U.S. veterans, and those in state or federal assistance programs can enjoy a 50% discount on Bird rides through community pricing.

Austin Marshburn, Senior Director of Government Partnerships at Bird, commended Jamestown’s commitment to eco-friendly and reliable transportation options. Bird, founded in 2017, has facilitated over 175 million rides and continues its expansion, making affordable electric vehicles accessible worldwide.

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