We’re trying to unlock the value of walkability in American towns and cities with a device that will appeal to people that are primarily driving and taking Ubers for their short errands and trips.

October 18, 2019 AT 3:01 AM

Greg Lynn, co-founder and chief executive officer, of a robot startup subsidiary of scooter-maker Vespa, talking about something called “’gita’ (pronounced “jee-ta” and spelled with a lowercase “g”), a brightly colored, carbon-fiber robot that looks like some futuristic mixture of an exercise ball and cooler, or perhaps a commercial-size rice cooker flipped on its side and strapped to a pair of rubber bicycle wheels.” (Washington Post — October 15, 2019)