DePaul University study shows how, when, where e-scooters are being used across Chicago

CHICAGO (WLS) -- A new study from DePaul University shows the peak times "when" and "where" people are using e-scooters here in Chicago.

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According to the study, scooters are most popular during the morning and evening rush.

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The study also found that the Near West Side, West Town and Logan Square are the most popular neighborhoods for scooter use.

A new study from DePaul University shows the peak times "when" and "where" people are using e-scooters here in Chicago.



To be fair, scooters are only available in certain areas as of right now.

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According to the study, many people are riding scooters all the way to the eastern border of Halsted Street, which could mean there's a demand for the program to be extended east of there.
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