Electric Scooters

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - APRIL 17: A user rides a Bird scooter on April 17, 2018 in San Francisco, California.
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Pat Loeb
May 02, 2019 - 7:02 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — As Philadelphia explores bringing dockless electric scooters to its streets, public safety advocates have raised concerns about scooter-related injuries in cities that have already adopted them. But a study released Thursday suggests scooters are not all that...
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The scooters don’t move too fast and apparently, neither will the bill that would OK their use.
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Tony Romeo
March 27, 2019 - 4:00 am
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — The sponsors of a bill to legalize electric scooters in Pennsylvania were on hand as folks were offered free scooter test rides behind the state Capitol building Tuesday. The scooters don’t move too fast and apparently, neither will the bill that would OK their use...
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LimeBike scooters for rent on the corner of F Street and Front Street in downtown San Diego on March 1, 2018.
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Pat Loeb
January 25, 2019 - 7:47 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Electric scooters are propelling commuters around in more than 100 cities — but not Philadelphia. A quirky, 16-year-old state law made Segways the only kind of scooter allowed on Pennsylvania streets and sidewalks. State Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman wrote the...
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Bird Electric Scooter
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Pat Toddy
October 26, 2018 - 8:01 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Bird, the electic scooter-sharing company that launched a year ago, hopes to add Philadelphia to its fleet of 100 cities. Local lawmakers, the public and some police officers on Friday took the electric scooters for a spin at the Piazza at Schimdt's. E-Scooters have...
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