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.
Oakland City Council Approves Electric Scooter RegulationsThe Oakland City Council formally approved on Monday night an ordinance establishing regulations and requiring permits for shared dockless electric scooters.
San Francisco Selects 2 Companies For Electric Scooter Pilot ProgramAfter drawing the ire of San Francisco pedestrians, as well as city officials, powered scooters will be back on city streets next month, the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency announced Thursday
Electric Scooter Company Bird Now Valued At $2 BillionScooter rental startup Bird Rides is now valued at $2 billion after a recent $300 million funding round, according to a source close to the matter.
Scooter Companies Clear Vehicles From San Francisco StreetsThe streets of San Francisco on Monday were mostly free of what some see as a two-wheeled nuisance with the arrival of the deadline for electric scooter companies to remove their vehicles from public roads.