Let’s Bolt

Mayor Levar Stoney announced the launch of Richmond’s first dockless electric scooter program today in Monroe Park along with Will Nicholas, Bolt’s Executive Vice President of Operations.

Bolt Mobility is the first company in the city to be permitted to operate and will deploy 500 e-scooters within the city limits. They’ve also committed to locating 35% of that fleet in low-income areas of the city. The scooters are available to the public for rent for 25 cents per minute ridden. Bolt also offers a program called Bolt Forward, which gives a 50% reduced fair for qualifying individuals with lower-incomes.


Mayor Stoney lookin’ sharp on his inaugural scooter ride.
Will Nicholas, Executive Vice President of Operations for Bolt Mobility delivering remarks about Bolt’s partnership with the City of Richmond and introducing Mayor Stoney.
Richmond City Mayor Levar Stoney addressing the crowd at the launch of Bolt scooters today. Immediately following, he put on a helmet and took a ride through Monroe Park.