PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – We started with zipcars and bicycles, then moved on to electric scooters and now ride around town on scooters.
Mobility hubs are like a little home for all the different ways of getting around the city. One outside the Gateway Center has bicycles and the latest addition – scooters.
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They are part of the city of Pittsburgh’s new mobility concept for people who either don’t want to own a car or cannot afford one.
KDKA spoke to both locals and tourists on Tuesday as they tried out the new Spin-Roller. First they downloaded the app, added a credit card, answered a few security questions and the scooter unlocks.
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We spoke to a good sport, Josh Davis, before and after his first ride.
“In fact, I’ve never seen her before. We usually have the bikes, but that’s pretty cool, ”he said.
The judgment? “Very smooth ride, very smooth ride. I like it, has good acceleration and feels good to stand on. ”
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The city says they have a dual purpose for people who just want to try them out, but mostly for people who don’t own a car but need the ability to get around.