Electric Scooters are on the rise

By NBC News

Uber and Lyft have rolled out their own lines of scooters and E-bikes. 

"We're seeing this is actually growing faster than ridesharing," says Uber's Rachel Holt. 

Uber introduced their scooters in California while Lyft debuted theirs in DC this week. 

The two already established ride-share companies will have competition. 

Companies like Lime and Bird already have electric scooters in dozens of U.S. cities. 

More and more safety concerns are being brought up as well since some scooters can reach up to 15 miles an hour and most people don't ride with a helmet. 



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