Montgomery County, Maryland E-Scooter Pilot Program

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Montgomery County, Maryland E-Scooter Pilot Program

The City is participating in the Montgomery County Dockless Vehicle-Sharing Demonstration Project. The County program allows selected companies to deploy dockless e-scooters at no cost to the municipality, while users pay a rental fee for them.

In the coming weeks, e-scooters by Bird will be available in four locations: near the train stations in both Olde Towne and Metropolitan Grove, in the Kentlands commercial district, and in the vicinity of Crown and Washingtonian. Free clinics on how to ride the scooters safely are being held in September and October. Read more here.


This is a City of Gaithersburg, Maryland announcement.



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Roy Kelley, Associate Broker

Realty Group Referrals (Retired from RE/MAX Realty Group)

6 Montgomery Village Ave., Suite 200, Gaithersburg, MD 20879

Office:  301-258-7757 

Comments (18)

Grant Schneider
Performance Development Strategies - Armonk, NY
Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes

Hi Roy - I would love to try on of those scooters.  I have seen them in some places.

Sep 19, 2021 05:03 AM
Joan Cox
House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 - Denver, CO
Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time

Roy, these scooters are being used.  I saw them in Salt Lake City and in Twin Falls.

Sep 19, 2021 05:20 AM
Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393

Hello Roy - alternative modes of transportation can have its advantages - learning how to avoid them as they speed down public sidewalks or on the roads can be a new challenge.  Safety and being/staying considerate is important.  

Sep 19, 2021 05:53 AM
Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

Good morning Roy. I think these scooters in dense areas can be a big plus. All we have to do is properly train the humans who operate them. And they have to follow the rules. Enjoy your day.

Sep 19, 2021 05:55 AM
Brian England
Vacasa - Gilbert, AZ
MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ

The future seems to be electric so I think this program will have some success and people in your area will enjoy it.

Sep 19, 2021 05:56 AM
Nina Hollander, Broker
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
Your Greater Charlotte Realtor

Hi Roy... I've seen these used in Uptown Charlotte... but not much in other parts of the City. But I'll admit, sometimes I get a bit nervous when I see how people "drive" them.

Sep 19, 2021 05:59 AM
Bill Salvatore - YVP Blog
Arizona Elite Properties - Chandler, AZ
Realtor - Valley of the Sun /

Roy this program is the future.  Make it a restful Sunday, as the new starts tomorrow.  Thanks again for the post.  Bill Salvatore

Sep 19, 2021 06:43 AM
Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy


We have electric bicycles around here, and I have seen these in other cities.  Happy Sunday.  A

Sep 19, 2021 06:55 AM
Lawrence "Larry" & Sheila Agranoff. Cell: 631-805-4400
The Top Team @ Charles Rutenberg Realty 255 Executive Dr, Plainview NY 11803 - Plainview, NY
Long Island Condo and Home Specialists

Sometimes that type of transportation can be an easy ride, but other times the sidewalks can be dangerous...

Sep 19, 2021 07:22 AM
Mark Don McInnes, Sandpoint-Idaho
Sandpoint Realty LLC - Sandpoint, ID
North Idaho Real Estate - 208-255.6227

My thoughts went immediately to the 'Safety Factor' and so I was pleased to see classes at least being offered.  Enjoy the rest of your Sunday Roy.  Mark

Sep 19, 2021 09:25 AM
Myrl Jeffcoat
GreatWest Realty - Sacramento, CA
Greater Sacramento Real Estate Agent

I'm glad classes are being offered.  The safety factor mentioned seems like a real one!

Sep 19, 2021 01:21 PM
Kathy Streib
Room Service Home Staging - Delray Beach, FL
Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224

Hi Roy- I love the idea of alternate forms of travel!  

Sep 19, 2021 05:18 PM
James Dray
Fathom Realty - Bentonville, AR
Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results

Morning Roy.

Back in the day I would have loved to ride one of those, now I'm not taking the chance.  

Sep 20, 2021 12:11 AM
Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD

Thank you very much for your comments. It is always good to  hear from you.

Sep 20, 2021 04:04 AM