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  • Buy URB-E get a free 7 day pass from Metrolink

    Posted by Simon Caballero on

    On paper URB-E's range is 20 miles on one charge, an industry best in its own right. In reality it is a magnitude more than that. In Southern California URB-E can now take you over 534 miles, with a helping hand from our new partners at Metrolink. By conquering the first and last mile, the distance to and from trains, buses and ride sharing services, URB-E can help take you wherever you need to go faster than anything else, no matter how far. And now, in partnership with Metrolink, every new URB-E comes with a redeemable promo code for a 7 day...

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  • Buy URB-E get a free 7 day pass from Metrolink

    Posted by Simon Caballero on

    On paper URB-E's range is 20 miles on one charge, an industry best in its own right. In reality it is a magnitude more than that. In Southern California URB-E can now take you over 534 miles, with a helping hand from our new partners at Metrolink. By conquering the first and last mile, the distance to and from trains, buses and ride sharing services, URB-E can help take you wherever you need to go faster than anything else, no matter how far. And now, in partnership with Metrolink, every new URB-E comes with a redeemable promo code for a 7 day...

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  • Beat Dodgers Traffic With URB-E

    Posted by Simon Caballero on

    Since its inception, URB-E has been a Southern California company to its core. Created by Grant Delgatty, already a SoCal legend from his work at Vans and ArtCenter, and made by hand in Pasadena; every single part of URB-E stems from a love of our hometown. It goes without saying then, that we adore the Rams, Lakers, Clippers, and of course the current MLB championship contenders, the Los Angeles Dodgers. There are few things better in this world than an afternoon at Dodger's Stadium. The smell of fresh cut grass; a hot ball park frank in your hand; the crack of...

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  • Made in the USA | URB-E Electric Scooters

    Posted by Simon Caballero on

    Made in the USA. The term gets thrown around a lot, but what does it really mean? We take pride in URB-E's American heritage, so we wanted to share the story of our roots with you. Designed in Pasadena, Built in California Why would a company begin its operations in California? The numbers show that workers and companies are leaving California in droves, with little projected relief. There are plenty of articles about the positives of manufacturing overseas, and many companies are either relocating away from California or importing materials from abroad. URB-E decided that it was worth the investment...

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  • URB-E: The Perfect Scooter for School

    Posted by Simon Caballero on

    Back to School with URB-E Back to School shopping is a necessity before classes start. Pencils, notebooks and clothes are at the top of everyone's list, but there are other essentials that you should be considering. For example: how easy is your commute to class, and could it be easier? Getting to School Should be the Easy Part Whether you're waiting for the bus or sprinting to class, the URB-E is the scooter for school that can radically change your commute. The URB-E can travel 20 miles on a charge and folds to fit in small lockers and under lecture...

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  • URB-E: The Perfect Scooter for School

    Posted by Simon Caballero on

    Back to School with URB-E Back to School shopping is a necessity before classes start. Pencils, notebooks and clothes are at the top of everyone's list, but there are other essentials that you should be considering. For example: how easy is your commute to class, and could it be easier? Getting to School Should be the Easy Part Whether you're waiting for the bus or sprinting to class, the URB-E is the scooter for school that can radically change your commute. The URB-E can travel 20 miles on a charge and folds to fit in small lockers and under lecture...

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  • Catch More Pokemon with URB-E on Pokemon Go

    Posted by Simon Caballero on

    URB-E and Pokemon Go - Catch 'Em All! Use coupon code "POKEMON" at checkout to get a FREE CELLPHONE MOUNT for your URB-E! WHILE SUPPLIES LAST. URB-E makes catching 'em all easier than ever before. Instead of walking for hours from Poke-Stop to Poke-Stop in search of that Vulpix or Dragonite, checking every two minutes to see if that egg has hatched yet, ride in style and comfort on the American made URB-E.... and catch more Pokemon with ease! The URB-E is a foldable electric scooter that goes 20 miles on a single charge, and can be plugged into any...

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  • URB-E at Jamestown's Innovation and Design Building in Boston

    Posted by Simon Caballero on

    Jamestown LP's Innovation and Design Building in Boston is the latest development to provide URB-Es as an amenity for its tenants! History Meets Modern Innovation The Innovation and Design Building is a creative office workspace adjacent to Boston Harbor where the best of Boston's minds come to work. IDB offices and workspaces are state-of-the-art, and its location is steeped in history. The building itself was constructed in 1918 by the US Department of Defense, and it served as an army and navy warehouse during WWII. Today, the Innovation and Design Building’s airy rooms house companies and innovators spanning a wide range of sectors. The building...

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  • URB-E is the NYC Commuting Solution You've been Waiting For

    Posted by Simon Caballero on

    New Yorkers spend more time commuting than any other US city, an average six hours and 18 minutes over the course of a week. That's almost an hour more per week on the NYC commute than any other city! With a non-negotiable metro system and streets plagued by traffic, finding ways to cut down your NYC commute time can be challenging and expensive. That’s where URB-E comes in. The world’s most compact, foldable electric vehicle, URB-E is versatile and powerful enough to help even New Yorkers shave minutes and dollars off their commutes. URB-E Makes the Subway a Breeze New York City...

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  • URB-E vs. Electric Bike vs. Folding Bike | A Comparison

    Posted by Simon Caballero on

    Personal Transportation: How Does URB-E Compare? There are lots of options for getting from A to B, especially in an urban environment. What's easier to take on the metro, a folding bike or an electric one? What's more efficient,  a boosted longboard or a car? When it comes to comparing last mile solutions, it can be tough to know what to take into account. To help you while you consider urban transport options, the URB-E team put together this chart comparing URB-E with other popular personal vehicles. You can see how URB-E stacks up against bikes, cars, and personal electric vehicles in terms of...

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  • URB-E: The Bike Alternative You’ve Been Looking For

    Posted by Simon Caballero on

    We’d all love to commute more sustainably, but sometimes the most obvious eco-friendly transportation option–biking–just doesn’t cut it. URBAN626, an urban design startup in Pasadena, has come up with a bike alternative that fit seamlessly into your commute. URB-E, the world’s most compact foldable electric scooter is an easy, fun, and practical way to get around sustainably. The Bike Alternative for Professional Commuters Sweating through your clothes on the way to the office is definitely not going to impress your boss, and biking to work on a warm day can leave you as drenched as a hard workout. We designed URB-E without pedals,...

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  • Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows Loves URB-E!

    Posted by Simon Caballero on

      Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows, the Santa Monica destination known for beachside elegance and luxury, is starting to be known for something else as well: its cutting-edge transportation options. Fairmont Miramar is one of the flagship hotels using URB-E foldable electric scooters for guest transportation. The hotel owns four URB-Es, outfitted with custom Fairmont inserts, that guests can use for excursions along the beach and into downtown Santa Monica. URB-E has been such a huge success at Fairmont Miramar that they're nearly always in use. But don’t take our word for it! Fairmont Miramar’s General Manager says URB-E has been a...

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