E-scooters to return next month with tougher regulations on riders and operators

Portland’s second attempt at integrating electric scooters into the mobility mix could get started as early as April 26th. And unlike the 2,000 scooters we had on the streets last year, the Portland Bureau of Transportation will start with 2,500 and estimates we could see as many as 9,000 if enough scooter companies play ball … Read more

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In bid to self-regulate, scooter company Bird unveils new data dashboard

Bird just announced they have launched a new data dashboard to, “help cities incorporate and manage e-scooters into their transportation mix.” A company spokesman tells us, “For starters, the platform will include: A data dashboard of Bird usage; Geo-fencing capabilities to tell Bird riders not to ride or park somewhere; Community mode so anyone can … Read more