Revel pulling mopeds from NYC streets

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Monday, November 6, 2023
Revel pulling mopeds from NYC streets
Revel plans to pull the mopeds from NYC streets by November 18.

NEW YORK CITY (WABC) -- If you are looking to rent a moped in NYC, you may have a tough time as one company is pulling them off the streets.

Revel, the maker of the blue mopeds, is eliminating them in NYC and San Francisco later this month.

The Brooklyn-based company rolled out the scooters in 2018.

Today, there are about 3,000 in the city.

Revel says it will now focus on its electric vehicle business.

This isn't the first time the company has pulled its scooters from the city. The last time this happened was in 2020 after three people died in a matter of 10 days.

2020 was a rough year for the company as the vehicles were also a choice mode of getaway transportation for looters during the unrest that year.


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