First approved scooter company launches in Richmond
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Richmond’s first officially sanctioned scooter company has launched, deploying about 500 scooters the city.
Mayor Levar Stoney helped Bolt Mobility celebrate its launch Thursday.
The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports that the company has hired 12 employees to help maintain its fleet and paid the city a $45,000 permit fee.
Richmond and other Virginia cities previously have impounded other electric scooters operated by companies that have launched without approval.
Information from: Richmond Times-Dispatch, http://www.richmond.com