Can scooters and Atlantans coexist this time?

We all remember 2018 and 2019’s “Scootergeddon”, the litter of e-scooters on sidewalks, and the reactionary ordinances from City of Atlanta officials in the aftermath of a wave of injuries and 4 deaths. Many Atlantans were left with mixed opinions about the e-scooters and whether we are capable of adopting mobility goals to address the…

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Atlanta’s “Scootergeddon” May Be Over for a While

You may have heard that another e-scooter company, Lime, is leaving Atlanta. On January 9th, the company stated, “As part of our path to profitability, Lime has made the difficult decision to exit Atlanta and focus our resources on markets that allow us to meet our ambitious goals for 2020.” Since the introduction of e-scooters…

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The Future of Electric Scooters

Legs of a man in stylish outfit stand on electric scooter on the street

The future of electric scooters in the City of Atlanta, and around the country, is getting complicated. While there is much to recommend the motorized two-wheelers – less dependence on cars and zero internal combustion engine pollution — among other benefits, the ambiguity of where they belong while in use has become an issue. Some…

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Electric Scooters & Your Safety

Business man on e-scooter

Bird, Bolt, Lime, Scoot, Skip and Spin look like a list of spelling words but the six are among a score of companies vying for their piece of the increasingly lucrative electric scooter business. Drive anywhere in Atlanta — Buckhead, Midtown, the Beltline and other popular neighborhoods– and you’ll see those ubiquitous two-wheel scooters. They’ve…

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Atlanta Electric Scooter Death

Close up image of a man on an electric scooter.

  Early Friday morning, a 20-year-old man riding an electric scooter was hit and killed after leaving a southwest Atlanta MARTA station. This is the first fatal accident involving an electric scooter in Atlanta. Atlanta police said that the man was leaving the parking lot of the West Lake station, and he was riding a…

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