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  1. Kurt Halfyard

    Calgary (Canada) Data: 600x Higher Chance of Injury of eScooter vs. Public Transit

    Ouch. https://mobilesyrup.com/2019/10/09/calgary-data-e-scooters-injury-rate-600-times-taking-bus/
  2. Kurt Halfyard

    End of the SHORT Rides? BIRD eSCOOTERS coming to Toronto

    Will this end the Liberty Village / Ice Terrace Condo shorties on both platforms? Discuss. https://mobilesyrup.com/2019/06/27/bird-rental-e-scooters-launching-in-canada/
  3. TampaGuy

    I hit a seagull doing 60 mph.

    With pax in car on Memorial Day, traffic was light. Driving speed limit which I try very hard to adhere too, a Seagull cam in front of my car perpendicularly. He/she made a sharp right turn and headed right at me. As the image of the bird became increasingly larger and headed towards my my car...
  4. bonum exactoris

    E-Scooter Bans Show Cities Are Hesitant to Embrace Innovation

    http://www.govtech.com/opinion/E-Scooter-Bans-Show-Cities-Are-Hesitant-to-Embrace-Innovation.html?utm_term=E-Scooter%20Bans%20Show%20Cities%20Are%20Hesitant%20to%20Embrace%20Innovation&utm_campaign=E-Scooter%20Bans%20Show%20Cities%20Are%20Hesitant%20to%20Embrace%20Innovation&utm_content=email&utm...
  5. BurgerTiime

    Get ready to make a heck of a lot less this summer

    Minneapolis extends scooter pilot program from 400 scooters to 2,000! http://www.fox9.com/news/number-of-electric-scooters-in-minneapolis-could-triple-under-extended-pilot-program The city’s Transportation and Public Works Committee voted Tuesday to renew and extend a pilot program for...
  6. BurgerTiime

    Guy drunk on scooter crashes into another scooter rider breaking his arm

    A 48-year-old man who was drinking was hurt Sunday when he crashed his Bird scooter into another Bird scooter ahead of him, a San Diego police officer said. The crash happened about 6:05 p.m. 700 G St. in the Core-Columbia neighborhood, SDPD Officer Robert Heims said. The victim was not cited...
  7. BurgerTiime

    Class action lawsuit filed in Los Angeles Co. over scooter injuries

    https://w.yahoo.com/amphtml/finance/news/9-plaintiffs-suing-e-scooter-industry-201804356.html Electric “e-scooter” operators Bird (BIRD) and Lime, and manufacturers Xiaomi and Segway, are facing a new California class action claiming that the companies are responsible for personal injuries and...
  8. BurgerTiime

    Scooters are NOT allowed on sidewalks but riders don’t care

    https://wlwt.com/article/woman-hit-by-teens-on-bird-scooters-sparks-call-for-stricter-regulations/22859596 They are everywhere, taking up short distance requests and users are breaking the law! Woman hit by teens on Bird Scooters sparks call for stricter regulations. The rules suggest...
  9. BurgerTiime

    Uber 'to focus on bikes over cars'

    https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.bbc.com/news/amp/business-45317025 Uber says it plans to focus more on its electric scooter and bike business, and less on cars, despite the fact it could hurt profits. Boss Dara Khosrowshahi said that individual modes of transport were better suited to inner...
  10. Mista T

    Being a scooter charger

    ** Long post, info about charging scooters ** About a month ago the scooters magically appeared in my city. Their popularity is overwhelming, and they contract with everyday people to do the charging. I was curious if there is any money in it, so I decided to check it out. Naturally, there is...
  11. whatnowater

    thank you bird for saving me from bad rides

    both short and non desirable geographically who feels the same ? I am no less busy, making more after a long time of making less.... I also realized the pink will leave you in the red....... thoughts? please comment if over 5k rides, I am at 12k.
  12. whatnowater

    thank you bird for saving me from bad rides

    both short and non desirable geographically who feels the same ? I am no less busy, making more after a long time of making less.... I also realized the pink will leave you in the red....... thoughts? please comment if over 5k rides, I am at 12k.
  13. MsKia

    Bird scooters at crosswalks...help!

    I almost got into an accident today in Santa Monica when a Bird scooter crossed a crosswalk when I wasn’t expecting it. I searched online but couldn’t find a definitive answer...are they supposed to cross according to the crosswalk signal with pedestrians or just when the light turns green? Not...
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