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How Lime Leverages Data to Keep Their E-Scooters Accessible


If you live in one of the many cities in which Lime has launched, you’ve likely crossed paths with their scooters and e-bikes, and have possibly utilized Lime’s app to locate and unlock a scooter or bike of your own. As Lime engineering manager Xiuming Chen explains, Lime is able to extract insightful data from each of those vehicles, in hopes of empowering riders to more easily locate nearby vehicles, ride more safely, and more.

Chen also points out a surprising daily traffic spike that his team must contend with. When does this spike occur? Watch to find out.

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