New Wheels in Town

Electric scooters, skateboards and bicycles are popping up all over in cities all over the country. Ride-hailing companies are also moving to two wheels. Uber bought the bike sharing company Jump, and Lyft followed suit by scooping up Motivate, which operates bike sharing services in San Francisco, Boston, Chicago, New York and other cities. Is an electric skateboard company next? As companies jockey to offer a suite of transportation options what is the future of urban mobility? Are these new urban toys really solving the notorious first-mile and last-mile problem? Guests: Stuart Cohen, Executive Director, TransForm Sanjay Dastoor, Co-Founder, Boosted Boards and CEO, Skip Scooters Megan Rose Dickey, Senior Reporter, TechCrunch This program was recorded live at The Commonwealth Club in San Francisco on June 20, 2018. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices


by Climate One