Chicago’s E-Scooter Pilot Program Comes To A Close

Scooters
In total, 772,450 scooter rides were taken in Chicago since June 15 — that’s an average of about 7,000 rides per day. Mariah Woelfel / WBEZ
Scooters
In total, 772,450 scooter rides were taken in Chicago since June 15 — that’s an average of about 7,000 rides per day. Mariah Woelfel / WBEZ

Chicago’s E-Scooter Pilot Program Comes To A Close

The city of Chicago has just concluded a four-month e-scooter pilot program in hopes of repeating the success of Divvy’s bike-sharing program. But there were bumps in the road, including reports of e-scooters ending up in the Chicago River.

Reset transportation contributor Mary Wisniewski stops by to discuss the successes and failures of the e-scooter pilot program.

GUEST: Mary Wisniewski, transportation reporter and columnist at the Chicago Tribune