Tag Archives: E Scooters

Lime is Recalling Scooters Because They Might Fall Apart Mid-Use

The electric scooter fiasco has been, uh, quite the entertaining one to watch. Whether it be Lime, Bird, or any of the other e-scooter situations that have resulted in mass annoyance, banning, and destruction, there have been plenty of storylines to follow. Now, there’s a new one. Namely, Lime scooters might be…

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Bird Sues California City Over Ban of Motorized Scooters

Cities are trying to figure out how to rein in the frenzied introduction of electric scooters, and that includes outright bans of the vehicles. Bird, one of the main scooter-centric startups, filed a lawsuit last Thursday to overturn a ban implemented this summer by the City of Beverly Hills, reports the Los Angeles…

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LA Authorities Charge First E-Scooter Rider With DUI After BAC Was Three Times Legal Limit

Los Angeles authorities have charged a 28-year-old man with a DUI for operating an electric scooter, the first known case of its kind in the city, reports the Associated Press.

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Will E-Scooters Be a Disaster For New York City?

On Thursday, scooter startup Bird hosted a demonstration of its electric scooters in preparation for legislation that aim to make the company’s scooter-sharing service legal on the streets of New York City. While the scooters themselves are a joy to ride, I can’t help but worry New York will find a way to ruin the…

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Okay, E-Scooters Are Fine, But They Need to be Parked Somewhere

A couple months back I declared that, despite having yet to try one out, I hated e-scooters and, more specifically, the idea they could supplant other modes of transportation in some cities. Well, I tried out a scooter from one of the many scooter startups, Bird, while in Detroit last week, and now I’m here to dial…

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