- Spin looks forward to seeking approval from SFMTA to expand its fleet and meet the mobility needs of residents following the recent decision by Bird to suspend operations.
- Due to anticipated layoffs by Bird, Spin seeks to offer job opportunities to impacted local operations staff, including mechanics and operations specialists. Spin’s local employees in San Francisco are union members of Teamsters Local 665.
- Looking ahead, Spin remains committed to providing an equitable, safe, and sustainable shared mobility service for local residents and visitors in San Francisco.
February 17, 2023 -- Today, Spin affirms its continued commitment to equitably serving and responsibly operating shared micromobility devices in the City of San Francisco. In light of Bird’s recent announcement to suspend operations, Spin seeks to ensure micromobility options remain readily available for residents and visitors and will offer job opportunities to impacted local operations staff, including trained mechanics and operations specialists. All Spin local operations staff in San Francisco are union members represented by Teamsters Local 665, with W2 employee status and eligible benefits. Those impacted are encouraged to apply for available positions at https://boards.greenhouse.io/spinskinnylabsincfleetoperations
Going forward, Spin will continue partnering with SFMTA to improve operational performance and create a more effective public-private partnership. This includes seeking formal approval from SFMTA to expand its current fleet of 2,000 e-scooters by a to-be-determined number in order to provide reliable access to sustainable mobility options for residents and visitors.
Since 2019, Spin has successfully operated in San Francisco with a clear track record of equitably distributing e-scooters across the City, offering accessible device options for those with limited mobility, and creating local jobs with union representation.
For more information, please contact Brit Moller, Head of Public Policy at firstname.lastname@example.org
Spin, part of the TIER Mobility family, operates electric bikes and scooters in over 90 cities and campuses across the country. Spin launched the first-ever stationless bike share program in the United States and was instrumental in crafting the world’s first mobility permitting system in Seattle that is now used around the world. Spin consists of a diverse team of experienced professionals from government and private sectors, and the transportation advocacy world, all of whom are committed to fulfilling the company’s mission - to create a world full of 15 minute cities and change mobility for good. https://www.spin.app