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There's a smarter way to regulate D.C.'s e-scooters

Nov 20, 2018 - Washington Post Blogs

GET READY to ride, D.C. - but not too fast, and not too many of you. That is the message the city has sent commuters with its updated rules and permitting process for dockless shared e-scooters. The regulations, which apply to dockless bicycles as well, include valuable measures to increase safety and accessibility, but also unnecessary restrictions on fleet size and speed. Those could deny District denizens the full benefits that scooters have to offer.

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