The dockless bikes and scooters are not currently allowed to be left or picked up in Alexandria on any public property, but they have been appearing in the city since people can pick them up in Arlington, D.C. and Montgomery County.
Two dockless bike companies are leaving D.C., but that’s not the end of the bike services that riders can pick up and deposit anywhere in the city.
LimeBike, one of five companies taking part in the District’s seven-month dockless bike demonstration project, is adding electric scooters to its dockless fleet in D.C.
Waybots has “soft-launched” in the District with scooters, and is governed by the same terms and conditions as other dockless bike companies operating in D.C.
The District Department of Transportation is still evaluating the pilot program. Initial permits for the five companies operating in D.C. run through April.
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