Swedish company bets on San Franciscans embracing pogo sticks for local transit

Swedish company bets on San Franciscans embracing pogo sticks for local transit
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[Ed. – Umm, OK. Have the Swedes been to San Francisco lately?]

San Franciscans may soon be able to bounce their way around town, if a Swedish-based mobility company has its way.

Earlier this month, start-up company Cangoroo announced plans to deploy hundreds of pogo sticks in select cities to directly compete with electric scooters as a transportation option. …

On Friday, Cangoroo CEO and co-founder Adam Mikkelsen said his company chose San Francisco as one of its launch cities because of its reputation as place of innovation.

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He added that Cangoroo could start deploying anywhere between 100 and 200 pogo sticks in San Francisco as early as late summer or possibly in the fall.

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