University of Bridgeport students fly around campus on Bird electric scooters

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Students at the University of Bridgeport have a new way to “fly” around campus.

The school just got 75 electric scooters. It costs $1 to rent the dockless electric bikes, with an additional 20 cents a minute after that.

Simply download the Bird bike app, scan the code into the bike and it will automatically unlock.

Riders must be 18, have a driver’s license and a form of payment.

Bird also provides free helmets.

News 12 Connecticut's John Craven took a ride on one of the scooters.

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