By June 30, riding scooters on sidewalks will be prohibited, a new regulations to dockless vehicles the City Council adopted in a 9-1 vote.
Electric scooters could soon be kicked off Texas sidewalks, if state Senate gets its way
The upper chamber passed a bill Wednesday that would add several restrictions on the popular, but controversial, machines. The measure would require scooter renters to be at least 16 years old and it would prohibit more than one person from riding at a time.
City wants to reduce scooter population by more than half
By Oct. 1, the city could allow a maximum of three dockless vehicle companies to have 5,000 permits between them, Assistant City Manager Lori Houston said during a city-hosted telephone town hall last week.
Ride-share giant Lyft joins e-scooter fray
Lyft launched roughly 250 e-scooters today, bringing the total number in operation to 9,750, based on the latest figure provided by the city of San Antonio.
City Council approves tighter scooter rules
In a 9-1 vote Thursday, the City Council added tougher regulations to the dockless vehicle pilot program, which is set to end April 19, in response to public concerns over reckless riding and e-scooter clutter on sidewalks.
Tighter scooter regulations likely arrive Thursday with City Council vote
Revisions to the city’s dockless vehicle pilot program, a response to complaints of scooter-strewn sidewalks and unsafe riding, are on the City Council’s agenda for its Thursday meeting.
Mayor Nirenberg on e-scooters: ‘Pedestrian safety must be our top priority’
Mayor Ron Nirenberg believes e-scooter usage has “grown beyond expectations.”
City suspends scooter permits, more regulations likely
The city’s Transportation Committee, which is composed of five City Council members, issued a moratorium on e-scooter and e-bike permits, effective immediately, on Tuesday, for the duration of the dockless vehicle pilot program which ends on April 19.
Scooter, e-bike permits surpass 14K mark
Jump has introduced pedal-assisted e-bikes for the first time since Bird ushered in the dockless vehicle era with 150 e-scooters in June.
Here’s how newly-adopted scooter regulations affect you
The City Council unanimously approved a six-month pilot program on Thursday that places regulations on dockless vehicles.