Nashville may ban electric scooters after man dies riding one

Source: Quartz

Nashville, Tennessee, could ban electric scooters a month after a man died
riding one.

City mayor David Briley said June 21 that he recommended the city council
end an e-scooter pilot program and pass legislation to immediately remove
scooters from city rights-of-way. “We have seen the public safety and
accessibility costs that these devices inflict, and it is not fair to our
residents for this to continue,” Briley tweeted
. He said
scooters may return in the future under a more rigorous permit process,
“with strict oversight for numbers, safety, and accessibility.” …

Read more: