More micro mobility - electric bikes and scooters coming to Louisville
Updated: Nov 22, 2020
HOPR is launching Micromobility Services in Louisville
HOPR, the operator behind LouVelo Bike Share, which has been operating since 2017, is excited to expand micro-mobility services in Louisville with the addition of an electric fleet of bikes and scooters. The company plans to deploy a total of 100 electric scooters this month and 50 electric bikes in November.
This will bring the total number of scooter companies in our city of Louisville to 5:
Louvelo is Louisville's official bike share program. Launching in May of 2017 and consists of 300 bikes distributed at 38 stations throughout the city, mainly downtown. Louvelo is operated by CycleHop dba HOPR.
“LouVelo is excited to expand its long-standing commitment to Louisville with the launch of HOPR electric scooters. With the addition of the e-scooters and soon to launch electric bikes, LouVeo will offer a complete micro-mobility solution, serving trips under 5 miles in the most affordable and convenient way.”
-Matthew Glaser, General Manager at LouVelo.
Scooters will be available from 7am to 7pm during the fall-winter and will be distributed throughout the city. The first ride is free for anyone that downloads the HOPR Transit app. Quick trips are now more affordable, only $1 to unlock a scooter and 29¢ per minute thereafter. Monthly memberships are also available and include both bikes and scooters.
The GPS-enabled devices are easy to find and rent, users download the HOPR Transit app to sign-up and unlock a ride. The app is available on iOS and Android.
You can check out other Beargrass Thunder articles and videos on scooters and bike shares - like this one where we go on an exclusive tour of the LouVelo HQ and test some prototypes of electric bikes!
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