Dockless Scooters

Scooter Citations

An Atlas of E-Scooter Policies

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December 2, 2020 - Shared-Use Mobility Center

Paris Mobility

Most Scoter Riders Crash on the Sidewalk, Study Finds

New data on scooter safety highlights the ongoing need for cities and micromobility companies to figure out how to keep scooter riders safe in cities.

October 20, 2020 - Smart Cities Dive

Denver Bikes

Big Bike and Scooter Rental Shakeup Coming to Denver

Publically-owned bikeshare company B-Cycle will be scrapped and eventually be replaced, and the city is also planning to overhaul it's pilot dockless bike and scooter rental program.

November 22, 2019 - The Denver Post

Lime Scooters

Chicago Dockless Scooters Used Across the City, New Study Shows

Data from the city's e-scooter pilot program show that they might be filling in the first-mile/last-mile gap for riders at all income levels.

August 27, 2019 - Streetsblog Chicago

Electric Scooters

Scooter Curfew in Effect in Atlanta

A fourth scooter-related fatality has the city of Atlanta taking drastic measures.

August 8, 2019 - Atlanta Journal-Constitution


For Tiny Vehicles, Safety Comes With Numbers

Motorists tend to look out for hazards they expect. If tiny vehicles proliferate, including electric scooters, greater safety will follow.

October 11, 2018 - Streetsblog USA

San Francisco Bike Lane

Bird, Lime Now Valued Over $3 Billion

The fast-rising scooter companies recently hauled in big investment dollars. Lime's investment comes by way of Uber.

July 11, 2018 - CNN Tech

Hoover Boards and Bus Transit

Miami Sends Cease and Desist to Electric Scooter Companies

Two major scooter companies operating in Miami have ceased operations in the city, at least for now.

June 27, 2018 - Miami Herald

Electric Scooters

A Kinder and Gentler Approach to Scooters

It's a temporary experiment, but Santa Monica will not cap the number of scooters operated by private companies in the city.

June 15, 2018 - Los Angeles Times

Dockless Bikeshare

Report Offers Strategies for Dockless Bike and Scooter Success

The Institute for Transportation and Development Policy weighs in on the hottest topic in alternative transportation.

May 21, 2018 - Mashable


Plugging in Scooters for a Living

Electric scooters need maintenance and charges, so Bird is using the gig economy to make sure its scooters keep scooting.

May 12, 2018 - Curbed

Free Floating Bikeshare

BART Has Had Enough of Dockless Bikes

With piles of them strewn around stations, the transit agency is "cracking down" on bikeshare companies.

April 4, 2018 - San Jose Mercury News

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