The creators of the Boosted board have launched an electric scooter sharing service

Electric scooter (and bike) sharing services have inundated West Coast cities like Los Angeles, Santa Monica, and San Francisco over the last few months. Despite some complaints, and some vandalism, it’s only a matter of time before they make it out East, en masse, too. One of the first companies to give that a shot launched today in Washington, DC. It’s called Skip, and it was started by Sanjay Dastoor and Matt Tran, the same pair who created the Boosted board.

The battery on Skip’s scooters lasts about 30 miles, and they have a top speed of around 18 miles per hour. Skip works like most other dockless scooter sharing services: you find a free scooter using the Skip app, scan a code to unlock it, and take off. Skip charges a dollar per…

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Author: Sean O’Kane

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