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E-scooter experiment enters eighth year with mixed results
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E-scooter experiment enters eighth year with mixed results

In the eighth year of America's e-scooter experiment, challenges persist regarding their environmental impact and safety.

Syris Valentine reports for Grist.

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Pittsburgh’s e-scooters program
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Pittsburgh’s e-scooters program gets first green light in Harrisburg but will face opposition

A push to extend Pittsburgh’s ongoing experiment with so-called “e-scooters” – and to allow similar programs in other cities – advanced in the Legislature on Wednesday.

Paris voters back a ban on electric scooters
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In Paris referendum, 89% of voters back a ban on electric scooters

A referendum emphasized how many residents had come to regard the scooters as dangerous nuisances with little environmental benefit. Other cities were closely watching the vote.
As pandemic wanes, bikeshare and e-scooter rides keep rising
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As pandemic wanes, bikeshare and e-scooter rides keep rising

The shared micromobility market has been resilient even as commuting patterns have shifted. But electric scooters have struggled — and costs are up for riders.
In congested Istanbul, e-scooters find a home

In congested Istanbul, e-scooters find a home

The global proliferation of the two-wheelers has reached the Turkish metropolis, and one company in particular is dominating the market.
E-scooters help Australia's net-zero goals

E-scooters help Australia's net-zero goals, but medics warn about long-term injuries

A regional emergency department specialist says they see about one patient a day with injuries from an e-scooter accident as a new survey shows riders are not taking safety seriously.
Escooter rentals not so green
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Escooter rentals aren’t as green as you think

Dubious design and inefficient operations are just some of the reasons why shared scooters’ eco-credentials are thin.
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