Uber-owned bike-share company Jump launches in Austin

Jump is an electric bike-share company offering rides in Austin.

Jump is an electric bike-share company offering rides in Austin.

Jump, a dockless electric bikeshare service from Uber, launched in Austin on July 2. It also operates in Chicago, Washington, D.C., Sacramento, Santa Cruz and San Francisco.

The company, which was acquired by Uber in May, offers electric bikes that allow for speeds up to 20 miles per hour.

Users can access the bikes using either the Jump or Uber mobile apps.

833-300-6106. www.jumpbikes.com