Revel unveils monthly e-bike service in NYC
today, New Yorkers can join the waitlist for moped sharing company Revel’s new
monthly e-bike service.
by Revel is the company’s third product since launching its service in 2018.
It will cost $99 a month.
summer, Revel shut down in New York City after two fatal crashes in a matter of
weeks. One of the victims was former News 12 reporter Nina Kapur
service relaunched in August under
strict safety protocols.
Department of Transportation says there was a growing concern regarding safety
last summer. The Brooklyn-based company, which had 3,000 mopeds available for
use in New York City, also had 330 crashes recorded within the first seven
months of 2020.
says it voluntarily shut down operations on July 28 and reopened a month later
with enhanced safety requirements, including a mandatory selfie submission to
ensure riders and passengers were wearing helmets.