John reports around 3pm: “Head on collision with a scooter. Note broken beer bottles in the mix. P and 23rd, NW.”
Sorry Lime (and Bolt and Bird and Razor.) Photo by Christen
“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
20th and Q Street, NW
“Today, the District Department of Transportation (DDOT) announced a plan to install 100 off-sidewalk dockless scooter and bike parking corrals across all eight wards of the District over the next several months. Read More
“Today, the District Department of Transportation (DDOT) announced the next phase in the District’s dockless vehicle sharing program, allowing four permits to operate a total of 10,000 scooters and two permits to operate a total of 5,000 e-bikes in calendar year 2020. Read More
Ugh. Jennifer writes:
“I want to like scooters, but the people who use them…
Yes, that is a scooter parked right in the middle of a bike lane, sending bikers (like my husband with our young daughter) out of the bike lane and into traffic. On E St NW right around Union Station.”
Thanks to emdubbbb for sharing this awesomeness with us. What were some other great ones you saw last night?
Thanks to Ben for sending: “Still adjusting to this new paradigm of the Nats being world %£#*€ champions, but even I, as a non-cyclist (but admitted scooter-hater) pulled it together enough to recognize this as appalling. Whomever charged these scooters decided the best place to put them was in the middle of a bike lane (19th & M). SMH”
Thanks to a reader for sending the above from Arlington.
Ed. Note: Is that a cat?!?
And thanks to Rosemary Youhana for sending the above yesterday: “Big mood”
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Holy hell – thanks to Dominic for sending this “E-scooter sailing down the middle of Rock Creek Parkway during rush hour last week.”
Thanks to Kira for sending the above: “way off the Valley trail in Rock Creek Park.” Read More