The California-based startup, which was set in 2017, has a presence in 40 cities throughout the continent.
To their fans, scooters are a quick and convenient way to avoid it.
However, detractors say they’re left strewn untidily on the roadside and may provide perils for those on pavements.
“I feel that the electric scooter micro-mobility sector is relatively new,” Lime CEO Brad Bao informed Euronews in the Internet Summit in Lisbon, Portugal.
“We are learning and the towns are studying.
“Our purpose is to earn the electrical scooter service safer than the bicycle and that is what we’re working on, such as enhancing the hardware itself and teaching the consumers and the general public about the advantages of scooters”
A speed limit of 20 kilometers-an-hour has been enforced.
Bao said the company had worked with Paris police to attempt to tackle problems around parking of their scooters.
Also, he sought to counter concerns about their environmental impact: over a hundred were pulled out of the lake in Lyon.
Bao said electrical scooters took off automobiles off the street and that the high proportion of these were recycled.