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Tallahassee Looking To Make E-Scooter Pilot A Full-Fledged Program

Five black e-scooters are lined on the sidewalk. The back wheel of each scooter touches the grass and the front wheel faces the road. Teal words spell "VeoRide" on the scooter's stem. Tallahassee buildings are in the distance.
Robbie Gaffney
Veo is among the companies Tallahassee is evaluating for its Shared Micro-Mobility program.

Tallahassee’s e-scooter program will soon go from pilot to permanent. Officials held a meeting today to evaluate four e-scooter applicants to recommend for a full-fledged micro-mobility program.

Tallahassee first launched its e-scooter pilot program last July, and there have been some changes since then. Three of the original five vendors dropped out. Now, the city is looking to transition out of its pilot. The city is looking over proposals from four companies: Blue Duck Scooters, Bolt, Spin, and Veo. Staffers will recommend a top two for city commissioners to review at their September 9 meeting.

Robbie Gaffney graduated from Florida State University with degrees in Digital Media Production and Creative Writing. Before working at WFSU, they recorded FSU’s basketball and baseball games for Seminole Productions as well as interned for the PBS Station in Largo, Florida. Robbie loves playing video games such as Shadow of the Colossus, Animal Crossing, and Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles. Their other hobbies include sleeping and watching anime.