Lime's First Ride Academy

June 21, 2022

 

Lime is the world’s largest shared electric vehicle company. They are on a mission to build a future where transportation is shared, affordable and carbon-free. They have recently launched their e-bike and e-scooter share service in Richmond.
 
Lime is partnering with HUB Cycling to run a First Ride Academy in Minoru Park so that anyone in Richmond wanting to try a scooter or e-bike can learn how under the guidance of two highly experienced HUB instructors who will be able to assist with helmet fittings and road safety tips!
 
Upcoming dates:
 
Saturday, July 9th, 12pm - 2pm. 
 
August dates TBD 
 
September dates TBD. 
 

Here's a recap of where e-scooters are permitted to operate in Richmond! 

  • streets with cycling facilities such as bike lanes;
  • local streets without cycling facilities, defined as a street without lanes lines or a directional dividing line and a maximum speed limit of 50 km/h or less;
  • streets without cycling facilities that have a directional dividing line and a maximum speed limit of 30 km/h;
  • off-street paved pathways next to the roadway or in parks that are signed and marked for shared use with pedestrians.
  • E-scooters are not permitted on sidewalks or on unpaved trails.  Maximum speeds are:
  • 20 km/h on roadways
  • 15 km/h on paved pathways shared with pedestrians