What is the Scoot Moped?
The moped is the newest addition to the Bird family. It is an electric moped that is perfect for your short commute to work, weekend errands or to meet friends.
How many are there?
We are currently running a pilot with a small number of vehicles.
How can I rent them?
It’s easy! Just open your Scoot Kick app or Bird app, scan the QR code, and you’re ready to go. You can also download the Scoot Kick app and scan the QR code from there.
Can I use my Bird app?
Yes! You can use your Bird app (birdapp.com) or the Scoot Kick app (ride.scoot.com) to ride mopeds.
Where can I pick them up and drop them off?
Scoot Mopeds will be available to ride in Santa Monica, parts of West LA and Long Beach.
How much do they cost?
The mopeds cost $5 for 30 minutes to rent.
Do I need a license?
Yes, a license is required to sign up for the Bird app. Riders must be 18+ years old.
Are helmets included?
Yes! A helmet will be attached to each vehicle.
Are helmets required?
Yes, our rider policy states that each rider must wear a helmet at all times. Safety first!
What if my moped doesn’t have a helmet attached to it?
Please let us know! We will send a member of our fleet team to replace it.
How can I give my feedback on my moped experience?
We’d love your feedback on the moped pilot. Please share via this questionnaire, or by emailing us directly at email@example.com.
Where should I ride the moped? (sidewalks, streets, bike lanes)?
Ride on the road, towards the right. Riders are also permitted to use bike lanes that are within or next to a roadway.
Where can I ride the moped? (markets, cities, etc.)
Mopeds are currently available in some parts of the greater Los Angeles area. The maximum speed of the moped is 20mph, so please do not ride on freeways.
Where do I park my moped?
Park on the street, perpendicular to the curb, or in free/un-metered spaces that are not subject to street cleaning within the next 24 hours.
What happens if there is no helmet with the vehicle?
Please notify support via the `help` section of your app. We will dispatch someone from our team to attach a helmet.
How fast do the mopeds go?
Mopeds can go up to 20mph.
During what hours will the mopeds be available?
Operation hours will be the same as what is available in your local market.
Do I need a drivers license to ride the moped?
Yes. You need a valid drivers' license and must be 18+ to ride.
Does Bird access apply to the Scoot Moped? What about other programs?
Bird Access and other programs will not apply to the Scoot Moped during the initial pilot period.