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Bird joins Lime deploying scooter share in Tacoma

Tacoma is speeding past Seattle in the new mobility craze.

Birds are arriving in Tacoma, Wash. this weekend.

The Santa Monica, Calif., electric scooter share company plans to launch a fleet in the Tacoma, which neighbors Seattle to the south.

“We are thrilled to have been welcomed by the city as a new, environmentally friendly option for the people of Tacoma,” a Bird spokesperson said.

In September, the City of Tacoma launched a pilot program with Bird competitor Lime, allowing 250 scooters and 100 electric-assist bicycles to be deployed.

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