50 Bird e-scooters coming to Fairfield this May

A fleet of 50 e-scooters are coming to Fairfield this spring as the town tries out a one-year pilot program with Bird scooters.
Fairfield's Community and Economic Development director says he is looking forward to the Bird scooters set to make their way downtown in late May.
The electric scooters, which users rent using a phone app and drop off wherever their destination happens to be, are part of a one-year pilot program.
Some Fairfield residents say a bit of easier transportation would make a trip downtown even more enticing.
First-time users required to verify they're over 18 and watch a quick training course. Helmets are also required.
Bird riders "unlock" the scooters with the mobile app by paying a $1 fee and pay 15 cents per minute after that.