E-Scooters

Technician works on Skip scooters in file photo
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Tim Ryan
June 06, 2019 - 9:01 am
San Francisco officials are unhappy that they were not notified that one of Skip's e-scooters caught fire in a Bayview warehouse in December.
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Technician works on Skip scooters in file photo
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KCBS Radio Morning News
June 03, 2019 - 7:34 am
SAN FRANCISCON (KCBS Radio) -- One of two companies authorized to operate app-enabled electric scooters in San Francisco has pulled its fleet off the streets. The move by Skip Scooters in its hometown comes after one of the company's scooters caught fire last week in Washington, D.C. Skip announced...
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Bird e-scooters in San Jose.
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Carrie Hodousek
May 23, 2019 - 8:12 pm
A new study from the Mineta Transportation Institution at San Jose State finds there aren’t any definitive regulations for riders of e-scooters and other devices.
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Roger Castillo, who monitors South Bay rivers, examines Bird scooters pulled from the Guadalupe River in April 2019.
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Matt Bigler
April 18, 2019 - 2:17 pm
Besides store fronts and sidewalks, e-scooters are now being found in the Guadalupe River here in downtown San Jose, raising concerns about pollution.
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Matt Bigler
December 07, 2018 - 1:19 pm
San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo has issued an ultimatum to e-scooter companies that they must innovate or they'll lose the ability to operate in the Bay Area's largest city.
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Broken tooth
Courtesy Donald Curtis, DMD
KCBS Radio Morning News
October 11, 2018 - 6:40 am
With the Monday return of rentable e-scooters to San Francisco, medical professionals are worrying that they'll see an increase in facial and dental injuries.
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Motorized Scooters
Motorized Scooters (Photo credit: KCBS Radio)
Carrie Hodousek
August 30, 2018 - 8:42 pm
More than a thousand of the controversial, dockless e-scooters will soon be back on San Francisco's streets under a pilot program beginning this fall, the city's transportation agency announced on Thursday.
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Motorized Scooters
Motorized Scooters (Photo credit: R. Del Rosario/KCBS Radio)
Melissa Culross
June 08, 2018 - 1:55 pm
You probably can expect to see motorized rental scooters back on the streets of San Francisco as soon as next month. KCBS Radio's Melissa Culross reports...
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Motorized Scooters
Motorized Scooters (Photo credit: KCBS Radio)
KCBS Radio Morning News
June 05, 2018 - 11:08 am
The motorized scooters or E-Scooters that were all over the streets of San Francisco for several weeks had a deadline and it has come and gone. So are the e-scooters for now...
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Gentrification Protest in Mission District
Gentrification Protest in Mission District (Photo credit: nancypili Twitter)
Melissa Culross
May 31, 2018 - 10:35 am
Activists have blocked a part of Valencia Street Thursday morning to protest what they say is exploitation of the neighborhood by tech companies...
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