by Tiana May
20 Dec 2021
Superpedestrian has added 150 seated e-scooters to its fleet of 1,000 standing scooters in Baltimore, providing micromobility transport options for a diverse range of riders.
The seated e-scooter aims to offer micromobility solutions for novice and older riders, as well as people with disabilities. The scooters do not need to be pre-booked and are priced the same as Superpedestrian’s conventional e-scooters. Likewise, they can be unlocked using the LINK app, which distinguishes the seated models on its map.
Baltimore is the first major US city to offer Superpedestrian’s seated e-scooter, which will next be deployed in Arlington, Virginia before being rolled out across the US in 2022.
Superpedestrian prides itself on offering e-scooters that help non-traditional riders feel safe and comfortable. It therefore prioritises sturdy construction and its standard e-scooters are developed with autonomous safety features and a longer wheelbase to ensure they are safe and easy to ride.
“We want to be a company that serves everyone. That's why we're the lowest-cost operator here in Baltimore and why we engineered a scooter that feels safe and comfortable to novice riders. And now with our seated scooter, we can open up the benefits of micromobility to a whole new world of riders.”
Superpedestrian’s new seated model features an adjustable seat that can be easily raised or lowered according the the rider’s height. The scooters are also built with durable engineering that enables a smooth and comfortable ride while seated.
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