Ginger Needs License To Transform Cities

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February 22, 2002, 12:00 PM PST

By Abhijeet Chavan @http://twitter.com/legalaidtech


"Lawmakers in a Minnesota House transportation committee took a step toward that goal Thursday, passing to the floor a bill that crafts the rules of the road and the bike paths and sidewalks for the battery-powered scooters. Though the scooter travels up to 15 miles per hour, backers don't want the Segway regulated as a motor vehicle. They want it to be allowed anywhere people walk."

Thanks to Abhijeet Chavan

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