Electric Scooters In Chicago: Will They Impact Your Commute?

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In this May 28, 2019, photo, a woman rides an electronic scooter in downtown Raleigh, N.C. Chicago is launching a pilot program with 2,500 electric scooters on June 15. Amanda Morris / Associated Press
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In this May 28, 2019, photo, a woman rides an electronic scooter in downtown Raleigh, N.C. Chicago is launching a pilot program with 2,500 electric scooters on June 15. Amanda Morris / Associated Press

Electric Scooters In Chicago: Will They Impact Your Commute?

Electric scooters are finally coming to Chicago.

On Saturday the city begins a four-month pilot program with 10 different scooter companies across the Northwest, Southwest and West Side.

For more on electric scooters and how similar programs have worked in other cities, Morning Shift checks in with Chicago Tribune transportation reporter and columnist Mary Wisniewski.