Bird Roll to the Polls 2022 Gets Started in Advance of November Midterms

Bird is helping riders in the US Roll to the Polls in advance of the November, 2022 midterm elections.

In states like Oregon, Idaho and Kentucky, Bird riders on Tuesday, May 17 were able to receive a free 30-minute ride to or from their local polling place using code VOTE2022. The initiative is designed to help more citizens cast their ballot in local primary and general elections. 

“We know that our scooters and bikes, in addition to being a reliable everyday transportation alternative to gas-powered cars, can help improve voting access and voter turnout in our partner cities,” said Brian Buccella, Senior Vice President of Global Policy at Bird. “We’ve historically seen ridership climb as high as 390% in some places on election day thanks to our Roll to the Polls program, and we’re honored to be able to offer it again in 2022.” 

Roll to the Polls will continue to run throughout election season this year in various Bird partner cities. Riders are encouraged to check the Bird app for details on how to benefit from this free ride voting initiative. 

The program also extends beyond the borders of the US, with similar election day free ride initiatives being offered nationwide in countries like Italy, Portugal, Germany and most recently France.
 

 
To be the first to learn about the new and exciting ways Bird is working with over 400 partner cities worldwide to improve transportation access for millions, subscribe to the Bird Cities Blog.

This is a dialog window which overlays the main content of the page. The modal begins with a heading 5 called "Rethink urban mobility". Pressing the Close Modal button at the bottom of the modal will close the modal.
Rethink urban mobility

Stay informed with bi-weekly industry updates and insights.

This is a dialog window which overlays the main content of the page. The modal begins with a heading 5 called "". Pressing the Close Modal button at the bottom of the modal will close the modal.

We’ve updated our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service to bring you a new parking tool, Bird VPS, powered by Google’s ARCore technology. Your rides will be governed by these changes. Please review and confirm your agreement.