Hoboken will be the first city to launch an e-scooter sharing program after Gov. Phil Murphy signed a bill on Monday, May 13 authorizing the use of e-scooters in New Jersey.
Lime, a San Francisco based e-scooter and e-bike sharing company, announced it will launch their e-scooter pilot program in Hoboken next week.
Last month, the Hoboken City Council approved an ordinance allowing e-scooters in its bike lanes and approving Lime to launch an e-scooter pilot program.
“Governor Phil Murphy and the New Jersey legislature helped secure a more reliable, affordable and accessible transportation future for Garden State residents– and Lime is ready to get rolling,” said Phil Jones, senior director of East Coast Government and Strategic Partnerships at Lime. “Next week, Lime and the City of Hoboken will launch New Jersey’s first dock-free scooter sharing pilot so that residents and visitors can more easily connect with mass transit and get around safely and affordably.”