Lyft ends electric scooter operations in Oakland, Austin and San Jose

Lyft, which just had a massive round of layoffs wherein 982 people lost their jobs and 288 were furloughed, is also pumping the brakes on its scooter operations in a handful of cities. “We’re focusing our resources where we can have the biggest impact and best serve cities and riders,” a Lyft spokesperson said in…

Lyft ends electric scooter operations in Oakland, Austin and San Jose

Lyft, which just had a massive round of layoffs wherein 982 people lost their jobs and 288 were furloughed, is also pumping the brakes on its scooter operations in a handful of cities.
“We’re focusing our resources where we can have the biggest impact and best serve cities and riders,” a Lyft spokesperson said in a statement to TechCrunch. “We’re continuing to invest in our bike and scooter business, but have made the tough decision to shift resources away from three scooter markets and toward opportunities where we are set up for longer-term success.”
In an email sent to Oakland riders yesterday, Lyft said scooters would no longer be available,
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