Omaha is more than halfway through the city’s six-month experiment with rented electric scooters. Here’s a by-the-numbers look at the pilot program:

148,020

Rides on rented electric scooters in Omaha from May 13 to Aug. 20.

0.7 miles

The median length of trips on the electric scooters.

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9 minutes

The median time spent on the scooters.

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49

Citations issued by the Omaha Police Department to scooter riders, including for riding scooters on sidewalks.

62

Written warnings issued by police to scooter riders.

65

Scooter-related injuries treated at Omaha-area hospitals since the program began in May, based on hospital estimates.

4

Areas seeing the most scooter use: downtown (especially the riverfront), Midtown Crossing, Aksarben Village and Benson.

1

Scooter-related crash with injuries investigated by police.

6 to 9 p.m.

Time frame when the most scooters are ridden in Omaha, a peak that is highest Friday through Sunday.

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Sources: City of Omaha, Nebraska Medicine, CHI Health, Methodist Hospital, Lime, Spin

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