NYC prohibits Revel mopeds on Queensboro, Manhattan bridges

Users of Revel’s shared mopeds are no longer permitted to ride over the Queensboro and Manhattan bridges, according to the company and city Department of Transportation.

Revel informed its customers of the change late last week, reversing a policy it instituted in July that had allowed riders who racked up more than 25 miles on its mopeds to “unlock” the ability to cross the two bridges.

A DOT spokesman said it was the city that put the kibosh on the bridge crossings because of “safety concerns,” particularly involving the “illegal use of the bike paths.”

The mopeds travel too fast for the bike paths and too slowly

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