Last-mile problem

electric transportation

27 Sep: Electric transportation helps commuters make that last mile

Longtime Best Buy employee Gilbert Moore was excited about his recent move to a new store in San Francisco, but getting there quickly proved to be a challenge.

He tried taking the bus — a 10-minute ride followed by a 12-minute walk from the stop to the store. Sometimes the bus was late or didn’t show up.

He tried riding his bicycle, but the crowded morning commute and finding space to store the bike was difficult.

“One day, I came to work and one of the managers was riding an electric scooter, and I said, ‘We sell those?!’”