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Sidewalks are much safer for riders.

Electric scooter riders are often forced to choose between breaking the law and endangering themselves. Here’s how to change that.

Riding e-scooters is risky and dangerous, but it doesn't have to be. Clearer laws, required trainings, and opening up sidewalks may be the solution.

I rode electric scooters from Bird, Uber, Lyft, and Lime. Lyft was by far my favorite brand, but there were 2 I’d never ride again.

During a week in Los Angeles, I rode e-scooters from Bird, Uber, Lyft, and Lime to compare the riding experiences. Here's how they stacked up.
Notably, this man isn't wearing a helmet. "Nearly one-third of patients had a head injury, more than double the rate of head injuries experienced by bicyclists," the study notes.

Electric scooter injuries among millennials in cities more than doubled in a single year, new study finds

In 2017, just over 2,000 people aged 18 to 34 were injured on electric scooters. By 2018, that number jumped to over 5,300.
I used electric scooters as my main mode of transportation on my last trip to Los Angeles.

I rode an electric scooter from every company operating in LA, and saw exactly why American cities aren’t ready for them

I rode electric scooters for the first time in Los Angeles. But even though riding them was freeing and fun, it was undeniably dangerous.
I used electric scooters as my main mode of transportation on my last trip to Los Angeles.

I rode an electric scooter from every company operating in LA, and saw exactly why American cities aren’t ready for them

I rode electric scooters for the first time in Los Angeles. But even though riding them was freeing and fun, it was undeniably dangerous.

A Florida man was arrested after he was caught on video cutting the brake lines of Lime scooters

More than 140 scooters have been vandalized since April in Fort Lauderdale, which is apparently very anti-scooter.
Mercedes-Benz is bringing out an e-scooter.

Mercedes-Benz is going to join the electric-scooter frenzy with its own model in 2020

Mercedes-Benz didn't give much detail about the new scooter, but said it would go on sale in 'early 2020.'
Index backed hot scooter startup Bird.

The 25 hottest startups where Americans want to work at, according to LinkedIn

The top 25 startups include stationary-bike-maker Peloton, bike-sharing company Lime, and beauty company Glossier.

Lime is the latest micromobility startup to be rocked by battery fires

Video of an ignited Lime Bike in Seattle surfaced on Reddit not long after a fire broke out in the company's warehouse.
Lime CEO Toby Sun.

$2.4 billion scooter startup Lime is raising more money, and its next check could come from SoftBank

The green and white scooter startup Lime is looking to raise another mega-funding round just months after announcing its $300 million series D.