A San Francisco-based scooter company says it’s not giving up on getting their scooters into The City.
The Oakland City Council formally approved an ordinance Monday establishing regulations and requiring permits for shared dockless electric scooters, in light of frequent complaints of reckless riders and scooters left scattered on local sidewalks.
The SFMTA needs more time to review the dozen applications vying for a spot in The City’s scooter permit program.
A herd of red mopeds driven by employees and customers of San Francisco-based Scoot Networks tooted their horns and circled Civic Center Plaza.
San Francisco is now the first city in the country to have a shared electric scooter system to cut around traffic.
If everything goes to plan with local startup Scoot, The City will be beeping and putt-putting with the vigor of Asian cities by the end of the year.