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Low-Income Pricing Plans

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As part of the 2019-20 E-Scooter Pilot Program, scooter companies are required to offer discounted pricing for Portlanders living on low incomes. This page contains information about each company’s discounted pricing plan and how to apply.

Bird Community Pricing (black scooters) 

Who qualifies? 
Users who demonstrate eligibility for or participation in any federal, state, or local assistance program; people over age 65; veterans; and select community and non-profit organizations

Price
50% off all rides 

Apply  
To enroll, download the Bird app, create an account, and then email access@bird.co with your full name, phone number, government issued ID or non-profit EIN (if applicable), and proof of eligibility. Proof of eligibility includes, but is not limited to, SNAP/EBT card, utility bill showing low-income program enrollment, a government-issued ID showing age 65+, Medicaid, TANF, HUD, and WIC. You can also sign up on the Bird Sign Up website. 


Lime Access (green scooters) 

Who qualifies?
Users who demonstrate eligibility for or participation in any federal, state or local assistance program (for example, SNAP or utility bill discounts) 

Price
Five (5) free 30-minute scooter rides per day. Additional rides are 50% off ($0.50 to unlock and $0.17 per minute). 

Apply 
Visit the Lime Community website.  

Additional Discounts
All rides in East Portland are $1.00 to start and $0.15 per minute


Spin (orange scooters)  

Who qualifies?
Users who make less than double the federal poverty level for their household size or are enrolled in one of the following programs:  

     - Oregon Health Plan/Medicaid     
     - SNAP: EBT (Electronic Benefits Transfer) Card     
     - Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)     
     - Free & Reduced Price Lunch     
     - HUD Housing Choice Voucher     
     - LIHEAP (Home Energy Assistance)   
     - Employment Related Day Care     
     - Women Infants and Children (WIC)

Price
Unlock a scooter for $0.50 and ride for $0.07 per minute 

Apply
Visit Spin Access website.