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Scooter Share

September 28, 2018, 2pm PDT
Recent electric scooter news is defined by tragedy.
Planetizen
August 6, 2018, 8am PDT
Electric scooters in Portland will pay a road fee, but according to this article, cities would do well to hold cars to the same standard as scooters.
City Observatory
July 27, 2018, 10am PDT
The narrative of electric scooter users as affluent, entitled, and "tech bro-y" does not reflect the demographics of fans of the new mobility technology, according to a new study. Electric scooters are actually very popular.
Wired
July 24, 2018, 12pm PDT
Bird announced its One Bird program earlier this month.
Smart Cities Dive
July 21, 2018, 11am PDT
The transportation network company is integrating new mobility options to help fill the first-last mile gap in cities.
Medium
July 17, 2018, 7am PDT
Milwaukee is poised to start a Scooter share pilot. Meanwhile, a “lock to” requirement for bikes in Chicago may stop companies like ofo and Lime from keeping a foothold in that city.
Next City
June 27, 2018, 12pm PDT
Philadelphia offers another regulatory model to respond to the proliferation of dockless bike, ebike, and electric scooter share companies.
PlanPhilly
June 27, 2018, 6am PDT
Two major scooter companies operating in Miami have ceased operations in the city, at least for now.
Miami Herald
May 29, 2018, 9am PDT
The city attorney vows to bring order to the streets (and sidewalks) of San Francisco by requiring electric scooter share companies to apply for permits. First step: all e-scooters must be removed by June 4, or risk a $100 fine per day per scooter.
San Francisco Chronicle
May 12, 2018, 11am PDT
Electric scooters need maintenance and charges, so Bird is using the gig economy to make sure its scooters keep scooting.
Curbed
May 8, 2018, 10am PDT
Instead of focusing on the potential of new forms of for-hire personal transportation to level the mobility playing field, every article about scooters and dockless bikeshare seems to go something like this: "Deadly Scooter Craze Scoots On."
Recode
March 21, 2018, 2pm PDT
Limebike and Bird are mobility companies currently offering ride share for electric scooters in Washington, D.C. and Los Angeles, respectively.
City Lab