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Everything wrong with e-scooters

Companies like Bird, Lime, and Ojo have placed e-scooters in over 100 cities and towns around the world. But they also pose concerns for rider safety.
Everything wrong with e-scooters
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New York City will finally get electric scooter rentals this Spring

New York City plans to launch an e-scooter rental pilot program in March 2021. Many well-known operators like Bird, Lime, Voi, and Lyft will likely compete as part of the Department of Transportation’s bidding process. Currently, NYC only has fixed-station rental bikes operated by Lyft. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for […]
New York City will finally get electric scooter rentals this Spring
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Electric scooter riders are often forced to choose between breaking the law and endangering themselves. Here’s how to change that.

Electric scooters have the potential to transform transportation, but they’re plagued with safety issues. Current laws meant to protect riders and pedestrians, like helmet laws and footpath regulations, are ineffective and only lead to more confusion. Training first-time riders, opening up footpaths, and creating clear and consistent laws could lead […]
Electric scooter riders are often forced to choose between breaking the law and endangering themselves. Here’s how to change that.
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Shared bikes and scooters have proliferated in cities large and small in the last few years. The president of Ford’s scooter company says this is just the beginning.

Bikes and scooters exploded in recent years, and not just literally. The industry went from virtually nonexistent in 2010, to being the topic of Fortune 500 acquisitions, a major focus of high-profile IPOs, and have ingrained themselves into the fabric of cities big and small. Spin, one of the smaller […]
Shared bikes and scooters have proliferated in cities large and small in the last few years. The president of Ford’s scooter company says this is just the beginning.