Lime made it to Australia remaining month and Mexico Town the month earlier than. On Thursday, the motorized scooters dropped into Google Maps, inching us ever nearer to e-scooter international domination.
At the Google Maps cell app, a scooter possibility appearing within reach Lime scooters will arise when mapping out instructions on transit. The app will display if a scooter is to be had, what number of others are within reach, how lengthy it’s going to take to stroll to the scooter, and an estimate of the way a lot your trip will value.
Within the U.S., Lime rides value $1 to free up and 15 cents in keeping with minute.
Clicking at the Lime possibility doesn’t suggest you’ll be able to hire a scooter immediately during the navigation app. As a substitute, that opens up the standalone Lime app — and when you do not have it, you can want to obtain it and enroll to make use of the e-scooters.
There may be additionally the protection factor of riders no longer having a helmet on them to trip the scooters if an impromptu commute comes up. Regardless that, beginning in January, adults in California can come to a decision if they would like to give protection to themselves at the motorized cars.
Lime scooters on Google Maps is first to be had in Auckland, New Zealand; Austin; Baltimore; Brisbane, Australia; Dallas; Indianapolis; Los Angeles; San Diego; Oakland; San Antonio, Texas; San Jose, California; Scottsdale, Arizona, and Seattle. Google says extra towns will be offering the function quickly. Greater than 100 towns be offering Lime cars like scooters and bicycles.
Like we stated: international domination.
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