San Francisco Says Businesses Must Get Permits To Test Tech In PublicTired of San Francisco streets being used as a testing ground for the latest delivery technology and transportation apps, city leaders are now requiring businesses to get permits before trying out new high-tech ideas in public.
More Electric Scooters Coming To San Francisco Streets In Expansion Of Pilot ProgramMore companies will be rolling out electric scooters on San Francisco streets starting Tuesday, with the expanision of the city's e-scooter pilot program.
E-Scooter Operators Line Up to Dominate Streets of San FranciscoFour providers were granted permits to operate thousands of e-scooters within the city of San Francisco
San Francisco Could See 27,000 E-Scooters On Streets If All Applicants Are LicensedEleven e-scooter companies have applied for permits to operate in the city of San Francisco and each operator could add up to 2,500 scooters to the streets.
Swedish Startup To Bring Pogo Sticks To San Francisco As E-Scooter AlternativeStart-up mobility company Cangoroo announced plans to deploy hundreds of pogo sticks in select cities including San Francisco to compete with electric scooters as a transportation option.
New State Law Proposal Could Create New Rules For E-Scooter, E-Bike CompaniesA proposal to regulate electric scooter and bike companies in California just passed the Assembly and moves on to the Senate for approval.
Scooter-Riding Oakland Thieves Nabbed in HollywoodPolice said Thursday that they've broken up a band of scooter-riding robbers from the Bay Area who busted into 40 cars over the weekend in Los Angeles.
New Study On Electric Scooters Points Out Danger Of Head InjuriesA new study conducted in Southern California shows that electric scooters are sending riders to the emergency room, many of them with serious injuries.
San Jose Seeks Tighter Rules For Scooter Startups San Jose plans to work with electric scooter companies to address reports of injuries and impacted traffic caused by the mobile technology, the city reported Thursday.
Lime E-Scooter Collector Sues Company Over Alleged Labor Law ViolationsA San Mateo man who collects Lime electric scooters has sued the rental company in San Francisco Superior Court, alleging that it violates state labor laws by classifying him and similar workers as independent contractors.
Electric Scooters Make Return To San Francisco Streets Under Pilot ProgramPowered scooters returned to San Francisco streets Monday after months of hiatus as the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency reviewed and selected two companies to operate in the city.
Lime Takes Legal Action After Being Left Out Of San Francisco Scooter TrialScooters are supposed to be making their return to San Francisco on Monday, but e-scooter company Lime has taken legal action to keep that from happening.
Santa Clara County Writing New DUI Rules For Electric Scooter RidersThe city of San Jose, like many other communities, is in the middle of creating policies to regulate motorized scooters and bicycles.
E-Scooters Not Welcome At San Jose's Viva CalleSJ Street FestivalA big, “open streets" event in San Jose Sunday is welcoming people on foot, on bicycles, skates and boards, but not electric scooters.
California Scraps Helmet Mandate for Motorized ScootersGov. Brown signed legislation Wednesday requiring helmets only for people under age 18 on motorized scooters.