Parking 101

Parking is not the most exciting topic we like to talk about, but it sure matters. At Lime, it’s our top priority to ensure our service works for everyone sharing our city's streets. For that, we need your help. After your ride, always make sure you park correctly and are mindful of other people using the sidewalks and roads.

What’s correct parking? We’re glad you asked.

Find the right spot

  1. In DC, all Lime vehicles are equipped with a lock mechanism. Find a permanent object out of the way to lock your vehicle to, and you’re done!
  2. Sidewalks are called sidewalks for a reason, they’re for walking – not for parking. Never block the passage by parking your e-scooter or e-bike on the sidewalk! Leave a minimum of 3 feet width on the sidewalk for pedestrians and other road users.

Park it out of the way of pedestrians and other road users

  1. Our e-scooters and e-bikes have a kickstand, a handy little tool that allows them to stand straight without having to lay against something. This also prevents them from falling, for example in case of heavy rain and wind.

  2. Never block roads, handicap accessible ramps, parking spots, pedestrian crossings, public transit stops, and so on. Pretty self-explanatory!

  3. Remember to respect businesses such as restaurants and shops. That building wall may look like a great place to park your e-scooter, but certainly not if it stops others from window shopping. Never park next to shop or restaurant windows!

Keep in mind

To continuously improve parking, we ask you to take a photo of your vehicle once you finish your ride, and we review these photos to make sure.

Think you got it down?

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