Bike company hosts shared mobility demonstration for Waco community

ALSO - ANOTHER INVESTIGATION INTO A MISSING TEXAS PERSON. TONIGHT A WOMAN PLEADS TO FIND HER FATHER. GOOD EVENING AND THANK YOU FOR JOINING US ON FOX 44 AT 9 I'M ROBERT BURNS AND I'M LESLIE RANGEL LOTS OF EXCITEMENT DOWNTOWN AS 'GOTCHA BIKES' GAVE FOLKS A PREVIEW OF SCOOTERS ON THEIR WAY TO WACO A MONTH FROM NOW. FOX 44'S KENDALL GREEN JOINS US LIVE NOW WITH REACTION TO THE PREVIEW. IT WAS A PRETTY GOOD TURN OUT EARLIER TONIGHT. WE TALKED TO SOME FOLKS WHO SAY IT'S SOMETHING FRESH HERE IN WACO THAT THEY'RE LOOKING FORWARD TO TRYING OUT. : 10 :22 :25 :35 :43 :55 1:12 WACOANS WERE EXCITED TO TRY OUT ONE OF THE 50 NEW SCOOTERS HEADING TO TOWN NEXT MONTH. GOTCHA BIKES HELD A QUICK PREVIEW DOWN TOWN WHERE FOLKS COULD GIVE THEM A TEST RIDE . THE SCOOTER REPRESENTATIVE SAYS THE CITY'S OFF TO A GOOD START. "I think people really appreciated the opportunity to give it a try in real life and not just to see it on TV or in a video or on a picture." THIS BAYLOR STUDENT CONSIDERS IT A GOOD ALTERNATIVE TO RIDE SHARING OPTIONS.

LIKING THE CONVIENCE. "I like it. Its transportation that not alot of college kids have I mean we have Uber but we're spending 6 bucks just to go 2 minutes down the road." ANOTHER BAYLOR STUDENT SAYS ITS GOOD FOR PEOPLE DOWNTOWN WHO JUST WANT TO GET AROUND AND SEE WACO IN A DIFFERENT WAY "Its very fun to pass a time. They're not only fun. Theyre efficient. I can get around. I go to Baylor. Its easy to get around. Maybe if I'm trying to go to a buddy's house instead of having to walk or drive, I can just scoot. It's amazing." FIRST TIME RIDERS ALL HAD A COMMON TAKE AWAY What surpised you most about it--"Speed" "you know once you get the balance down its okay but it takes off really fast.

Its like BOOM there you go." AND FOR FOLKS WHO CONSIDER THIS TO BE FOR THE YOUTH. THIS 91 YEAR-OLD WHO TRIED IT OUT SAYS ITS SOMETHING ALL OF US CAN ENJOY "I just wanted to try it out cause I figured one of these days I won't be driving my two cars and I'd love to use something like this." NOW COMING UP AT 9:30 WE'RE GOING TO TALK ABOUT HOW GOTCHA BIKES PLANS TO REGULATE THESE SCOOTER AND BIKE RENTALS REPORTING LIVE IN WACO KENDALL GREEN FOX 44 NEWS IT'S A FALSE ALARM IN THE SEARCH FOR TWO KAYAK OWNERS.

THEIR KAYAKS WERE FOUND FLOATING IN LAKE BELTON..... BUT NO ONE WAS MISSING AFTER ALL. .

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