Lime has rolled out 1,000 e-scooters in Rome. The new fleet will initially be available in the historic centre, and in the Esquilino and San Giovanni districts.
The urban mobility company has been cooperating with the local administration in order to ensure safety for both riders and other members of the public.
Lime will use cargo bikes to position and collect e-scooters in the city and will collaborate with local partners such as Corro.
Virginia Raggi, Mayor of Rome, said: “E-scooters represent a small revolution for our city as a sustainable mobility and technological innovation. By offering citizens and tourists greener and modern sharing services, Rome becomes a reference for investors. A way to restart and rethink our vision of a sustainable city.”
Alessio Raccagna, Lime head of public policy in Italy, added: “Rome is a great historic city and we’re really excited to launch Lime here as we know there’s a real appetite for sustainable micromobility. Rome has already announced the construction of 150km of cycle paths, these initiatives are essential to encourage the development of our service and to allow our users to move safely.”