via google maps
“On 6/15/2020 at approximately 6:55 PM, an MPD K9 officer was flagged down for a carjacking that just occurred near the intersection of 11th St SE and Pennsylvania Ave SE. A witness saw the victim on a scooter stopped at a traffic light when a suspect punched the victim and pulled him off of the scooter before riding away. Read More
Thanks to Alan for sending from Columbia Heights: “Haven’t seen this before on a scooter.”
It had been 7 days since our last stolen wheels report.
“Today, the District Department of Transportation (DDOT) announced a continuation of its demonstration pilot for shared motor-driven cycles, also known as mopeds, and released new draft terms and conditions that will govern the second phase of the pilot.
Shared motor-driven cycle operators with a 2019 Public Right-of-Way Occupancy Permit (PROW OP) are permitted to continue operations through Saturday, February 29, 2020 under the current permits. The second phase of the motor driven cycle pilot, which will be governed by revised terms and conditions, will begin on March 1, 2020 and continue through September 30, 2020.
Under the new draft terms and conditions: Read More
Thanks to Beth for sending:
“Another parking fail for Revel moped at 16th and V NW southbound during Thursday morning commute.”
Who do you blame for this – the driver or the company?
Some kinks still need to be worked out.
Thanks to a reader for sending this morning: “blocking an entire lane during morning rush hour on 17th just north of Farragut.”
Thanks to Rabih for sending this swell parking job from Grant Circle in Petworth.
Thanks to CAH for sending from Manor Park: “And here go! Abandoned scooter blocking alley & sidewalk!”
Photo by Katherine Ward
A lot of chatter about the shared mopeds this weekend. Besides some bad parking and the streetsweeping issue – I really didn’t hear too many issues pop up. Read More
From a press release:
“Revel, a shared electric vehicle company, today announced it was granted a permit by DDOT to launch its fleet of all-electric shared mopeds in Washington. Through a close collaboration with the city, the company’s fleet of 400 street-legal Revels will roll out to all of the District’s eight wards starting this weekend. Read More
Photo by PoPville flickr user Eric Wilfong
“Today, the District Department of Transportation (DDOT) announced a four-month demonstration pilot for motor-driven cycles, also known as mopeds, as part of the District’s continued commitment to foster new shared mobility options. Read More