There’s a new method of public transportation in Paris: the electric scooter.
CityBird, a new taxi-scooter service, offers up eco-friendly rides for a modest price. The service caries the same advantages as gas-powered scooters (like bypassing traffic snarls) but don’t expect to carry much luggage.
Currently, the service employs 20 scooter taxi drivers, and has made over 50,000 pick-ups in its 5 years of existence.
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Although the electric scooters are great for zipping through Parisian neighborhoods, they’re not made for long trips.Therefore, if your journey takes you out of Paris, CityBird will dispatch a non-electric bike – usually in the form of a Honda Goldwing or Suzuki Burgman.