The state of new York legalizes the bikes and electrostaticaly Dragun | 26.06.2020
The city will create a pilot program for the common use of electric scooters. It will allow companies working on the Segways, to apply for permits to work in the city.
Until recently, the largest US city with a population of eight million inhabitants electrotransport was banned, while in dozens of other American cities have been resolved.
The pilot program will start in may 2021 and will last two years. Placement of electric scooters allowed in areas with weak network coverage on the bike Citi Bike.
Company Lime, Bird, Lyft and owned by Ford Motors, Spin declared that they will apply for permits.
The Governor of new York Andrew Cuomo in January approved the legalization of electric bicycles and Segways throughout the state, but excluded the island of Manhattan from any development programs.
According to the city bill, bicycles with electric motors can move at speeds up to 40 km/h, and the electric scooter with speed up to 30 km/h.
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