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uGO by scooter! Learn more about shared e-scooters and e-bikes for micromobility options in the Circle. 

  • Faster than regular biking
  • Dockless options; convenient pick up/drop off almost anywhere in the city
  • Several different companies throughout the city

Shared Bikes & Scooters

The City of Cleveland permits private companies to operate shared, dockless e-scooters, and e-bikes. Ride costs vary by company, but users typically pay $1 to start and $0.35 to $0.39 per minute. Using a shared e-scooter or e-bike requires an account with the respective company. Shared e-scooters and e-bikes are typically unlocked using your smartphone's camera and the QR code located on the device, although each company has a process in place for non-smartphone users to unlock devices. Use the live map in the respective scooter company's app to locate nearby scooters. There are incentives to users who end their ride in the designated parking areas, visible in the apps.

Shared e-scooters are available from 5:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m. daily and can travel to a max speed of 15 mph. 

Shared e-bikes are available 5:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m. daily and can travel to a max speed of 20 mph.

Always wear a helmet while riding a shared e-scooter or e-bike.

Companies currently operating in Cleveland include:

Link

Scooters only. $1 to unlock, plus $0.35 per minute. A temporary charge of $10 is applied to your card and the difference between the cost to ride and the $10 charge is refunded to you upon completion of the ride. Rides over $10 will result in additional charges.

Spin

Scooters only. $1 to start, plus $0.39 per minute in addition to taxes and fees. Unlimited Spin Passes are available in 1, 2, 24-hour increments, as well as a 7-day pass, priced at $8.99, $14.99, $24.99, and $34.99 respectively.

Bird

Scooters only. $1 to start and $0.35 per minute, with $3 minimum plus tax. A temporary charge of $3 may be placed at the start of the ride.

Lime

Electric Bikes & Scooters. E-Bikes: $1 to start; $0.35 per minute plus tax. Scooters; $3.50 for the first 7 minutes, then $0.35 per mix plus tax. Free reservations 10 minutes before. Lime Prime Membership available for $5.99 plus tax per month. $0 unlock fee and 25% discount on rides. Rides reservable 30 minutes in advance for no additional cost.

Many of these companies offer discounted rates for those that qualify for assistance programs including access for those without smartphones or credit cards. For a full list of up-to-date low-income, no credit card and/or no smartphone options, visit Bike Cleveland’s Equity & Access page

Prices subject to change. See individual websites and apps for the most up-to-date costs.

Shared E-Scooter & E-Bike Resources

City of Cleveland’s Shared Mobility Resource Page

City of Cleveland’s Shared Mobility Resource Page

The City of Cleveland’s shared mobility website includes information about the City of Cleveland’s goals for introducing the shared mobility program, operator information, program rules, and safety regulations.

Bike Cleveland

Bike Cleveland

Bike Cleveland is our region’s advocacy organization for people on bikes. Consult their helpful bike guide, bike education series and bike lane guidelines to get the most out of your bike commute!

Bike Parking

Bike Parking

uGO's bike parking map will help you find the best place to park when you arrive.

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Sunday, October 10 2021 | 6:00pm

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Friday, October 8 2021 | 5:21pm

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Tuesday, September 28 2021 | 2:37pm

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Sunday, September 19 2021 | 6:15pm

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Saturday, September 11 2021 | 12:55pm

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Thursday, August 12 2021 | 11:13am

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Wednesday, July 28 2021 | 10:26am

Tuesday, June 22 2021 | 9:05am

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Monday, June 14 2021 | 2:44pm

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Tuesday, May 4 2021 | 11:41am

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Tuesday, April 13 2021 | 11:56am

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Monday, December 28 2020 | 4:07pm

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Friday, December 18 2020 | 12:00pm

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Monday, December 7 2020 | 3:17pm

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Thursday, November 12 2020 | 2:11pm

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Friday, November 6 2020 | 3:16pm

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Monday, November 2 2020 | 12:40pm

Tuesday, October 13 2020 | 2:23pm

Tuesday, September 15 2020 | 3:24pm

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Saturday, September 12 2020 | 11:01am

Monday, August 31 2020 | 12:13pm

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Saturday, August 22 2020 | 10:30am

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Thursday, August 20 2020 | 9:30am

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Saturday, August 1 2020 | 12:02pm

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