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Valley cities using old laws to block scooter sharing

Businesses aimed at placing electric scooters around the region are running into decades-old ordinances that already ban them. As Santa Monica, California-based Bird has begun placing its products in several Valley locations, cities including Gle.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 11th, 2019

Executive: YouTube needs "new set of rules and laws"

The video-sharing platform YouTube is striving to block those who would use it to promote racism, hate speech, violence and disinformation, its number two executive has told AFP, as the Google-owned company comes under increasing scrutiny. .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJul 29th, 2019

The New Battle Between Cities and Ride Sharing Apps Is About Motorized Scooters

San Francisco just sent cease and desist letters to Bird Rides and two other motorized scooter companies. Bird, a startup that depl.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneApr 18th, 2018

Lime suspends service in Honolulu after city classifies scooters as mopeds

Lime said it is temporarily suspending its electric scooter-sharing service in Honolulu on Friday, following the city’s announcement that the company is in violation of state and city laws for failing to register the scooters as mopeds. On Thursda.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 18th, 2018

A Scooter Gold Rush in Silicon Valley

Venture capital pour into the hottest thing on two wheels, with startups setting speed records in becoming unicorns and cities trying to limit sidewalk clutter......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJun 15th, 2018

The age of scooter sharing is upon us

Electric scooters from companies like Bird and Lime have overtaken the streets in several international cities. Now lawmakers are struggling to regulate the newest thing in urban mobility. CNNMoney's Samuel Burke reports......»»

Category: videoSource: cnnJul 9th, 2018

Scooter-sharing system debuts in Columbus neighborhoods, Bexley

Just when you were thinking about renting a CoGo or Lime bicycle, a new service pops up in Central Ohio – scooters for rent. Bird Rides scooters popped up seemingly overnight. The Los Angeles-based company has scooters in at least 17 cities. "Birds.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 11th, 2018

Bumpy roads for U.S. bike, scooter sharing

Cities across America are putting on the regulatory brakes on bike and scooter sharing businesses, forcing some companies out of the market......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersSep 4th, 2018

Bird Is Suing the City of Beverly Hills Over Its E-Scooter Ban

The scooter-sharing service Bird claims the city council violated a handful of California laws. Scooter sharing service Bird is suing the city of Beverly Hills over the city council’s temporary ban on e-scoot.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneNov 6th, 2018

City laws, not chilly temps, spell the end for scooters in Twin Cities

People were still riding electric scooters around Minneapolis this morning, even with temperatures dipping into the teens. But the scooter season in the Twin Cities is coming to an end, as pilot programs in both Minneapolis and St. Paul sunset at .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 26th, 2018

Today"s Pickup: Data Provider Brokers Peace Between Cities And e-Scooter And e-Bike Operators

Good day, read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaAug 19th, 2019

Dropbox had to evacuate its headquarters when an electric scooter caught fire

Another Wednesday in Silicon Valley.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralAug 15th, 2019

E-scooter Companies Pushed To The Wall As Paris Opts To Restrict Licenses

Paris was one of the first cities to welcome the idea of digital platforms providing electric scooters for hire, but the events that transpired after that decision has led the city to rethink its stand on e-scooter mobility. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaAug 14th, 2019

San Diego duo takes on the scooter companies

Two men in San Diego have impounded thousands of electric scooters they say have been left littered about the city and endangering pedestrians, sparking a battle with companies that have flooded cities with the two-wheelers......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersAug 1st, 2019

This Valley city has a high percentage of seniors in the workforce

As the nation’s population ages, more and more seniors are staying in the workforce—and one Valley city is among the 25 U.S. cities with the highest percentage of their elder residents still working. Scottsdale has the highest percentage of se.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 31st, 2019

This city is the biggest "boomtown" in Arizona, according to study

While cities and towns in Maricopa County get much of the attention for population and business growth, a new study finds that Arizona's biggest boomtown is nowhere near the Valley. San Luis, a city that runs along the Mexican border near Yuma, is.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 25th, 2019

2 Valley cities rank among top US meeting destinations

Phoenix and Scottsdale are among the 50 top destinations for meetings, events and conferences in the U.S., according to an annual ranking. Virginia-based Cvent, a meetings, events and hospitality technology provider, released its annual lists of top de.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 17th, 2019

Uber launches new "comfort" tier option in 44 cities, including Charlotte

Ride-sharing service Uber Technologies Inc. has launched a new ride tier called Uber Comfort, which gives customers access to a quiet ride, control over the vehicle's air conditioning and higher rated drivers for a premium price. The new tier, w.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 11th, 2019

Scooter Investment Continues Despite Challenges

It’s difficult to walk around most major cities without seeing at least one rented scooter fly past, and investors are still keen to pump money into the startups behind the craze. But… The post Scooter I.....»»

Category: topSource: redherringJul 10th, 2019

Uber launches new "comfort" tier option in 43 cities, including Baltimore

Ride-sharing service Uber Technologies Inc. has launched a new ride tier called Uber Comfort, which gives customers access to a quiet ride, control over the vehicle's air conditioning and higher rated drivers for a premium price. The new tier, which la.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 10th, 2019

Uber launches new "comfort" tier option in 43 cities, including Atlanta

Ride-sharing service Uber Technologies Inc. has launched a new ride tier called Uber Comfort, which gives customers access to a quiet ride, control over the vehicle's air conditioning and higher rated drivers for a premium price. The new tier, which .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 9th, 2019