ITS researcher Sarah Catz quoted by Washington Post on electric scooters

Sarah Catz

"All of that costs money, said Sarah Catz, a research associate at the University of California at Irvine’s Institute of Transportation Studies. In addition to growing expenses, she said, companies are feeling more pressure to make a profit. Some, she said, may be using price hikes to steer their customers into monthly passes. 'There are all types of costs,' said Catz, who studies the micromobility industry. 'I think they are raising prices to maintain financial stability.' "

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