Washington, DC

“Dear PoPville,

I took an electric scooter from Connecticut & K to 9th & K – at 17th my scooter slowed down to a crawl – I thought it was broken so I tried to stop and park it but it was a no park zone. As soon as I hit 14th it sped up again. I’ve never experienced a scooter slowing down in certain areas – is that new?? Has anyone else experienced that??”


via google maps

From MPD:

“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


Photo by Thundercheese

Been getting a lot of queries about what’s happened to all the scooters. I believed they were removed after some were used to damage store fronts last Sunday. As the plywood boarding starts to come down, I assume we’ll start to see scooters back on the streets. Stay tuned.


Sorry Lime (and Bolt and Bird and Razor.) Photo by Christen

From DDOT:

“Following the hearing officer’s review of appeals to the permit decisions for the 2020 shared dockless vehicle program, the following companies will be permitted to operate scooters in the District, effective April 1, 2020, contingent upon confirmation of their compliance with the 2020 Terms and Conditions, receipt of all necessary documents and permit fees: Read More


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