Lime scooters available to rent at South Lake Tahoe

A Lime scooter and the Lime app. Photo provided by Lime.
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SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, CA (KOLO)-- Lime scooters are available for rent in South Lake Tahoe beginning Friday, the company said.

It is the third year the company has a presence there. It started with bicycle rentals.

Lime said it will make 550 electric scooters available. Rental fee is $1 to start and then 15 cents a minute.

It said 60,000 riders did 260,000 rides in South Lake Tahoe in the summer of 2018.

“Innovative technologies like electric scooters can impact our community in such a positive way,” Stefanie Sarradet, Lime Tahoe operations manager, said in a statement. “They are fun and affordable to ride and reduce the footprint we are leaving as a community on our precious natural environment. This service reduces traffic congestion in our town and improves the experience of our riders as they head out to explore the wonders of the lake.”

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