Scoot is expanding to Spain and adding bikes

Scoot app and scooter. Photo: Scoot

While a handful of electric scooter startups are duking it out on the streets (and sidewalks) of San Francisco, seven-year-old motorized scooter company Scoot is expanding to its second city, Barcelona, and adding a new vehicle: bicycles.

Why it matters: “Even though Uber and Lyft have gotten really cheap, they're not that cheap… You don't have to be rich to be in a hurry,” Scoot co-founder and CEO Michael Keating tells Axios.