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Moped rental company Revel shuts down NYC service

Moped rental company Revel shut down its New York City service Tuesday, the company announced.

News 12 Staff

Jul 28, 2020, 3:14 PM

Updated 1,420 days ago

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Moped rental company Revel shut down its New York City service Tuesday, the company announced.
Revel made the announcement in a tweet saying in part, "New York riders - starting today, NYC service will be shut down until further notice."
Former News 12 reporter 26-year-old Nina Kapur was killed in Brooklyn two weeks ago after the Revel moped she was on crashed.
Neither Kapur or the man driving the moped were wearing helmets.
According to online reports, a man was also killed in Queens Tuesday morning after riding a Revel rented moped.
 
The death may have lead to the company's decision to shut down service, however, this has not been confirmed.
Revel says, "We’re reviewing and strengthening our rider accountability and safety measures and communicating with city officials, and we look forward to serving you again in the near future."
Revel services Miami, New York, Oakland, Washington, D.C., and is slated to begin service in San Francisco.
 
 
 


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