Lime Prime is the scooter company’s new monthly subscription service
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Lime is rolling out a new monthly subscription service for its electric scooters that’s called — no joke — Lime Prime.
Lime typically charges a fixed rate to unlock a vehicle and then a per-minute fee to ride. For $5.99 a month, the company will waive that initial fee for Lime Prime subscribers. And in markets with no unlock fees, riders will receive 25 percent off the price of their ride. Subscribers will still pay the per-minute charge, but Lime says that someone who uses one of its scooters every day would save approximately $25 a month under the subscription plan.
There are other perks that come with a subscription. Lime Prime members can reserve any scooter or bike for…