E-scooter company Spin to resume operations today in Memphis, official says

E-scooter company Spin to resume operations today in Memphis, official says
Healthcare workers can enjoy free 30-minute rides and helmets.

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Spin, an e-scooter ride-sharing company, will resume operations today in Memphis, according to a press release.

The company is offering free rides to essential healthcare workers via its Everyday Heroes program.

The company will deploy 150 scooters to various residential areas in the Downtown and Riverfront areas, according to the press release.

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Rides will cost users $1 to unlock and $0.38 for each additional minute.

Essential healthcare workers can enjoy free 30-minutes and helmets through the Everyday Heroes program.

Through the Spin app, users can sign up and view a map to find the nearest scooter.

The company is disinfecting scooters each time they are collected and brought back to a warehouse to recharge, according to the press release.

All Spin employees are required to wear PPE, including gloves, face shields or safety glasses and cloth masks.