Bike Rental Shops in Age of E-transit

Westside shop owners address burgeoning industry. By Keldine Hull Nearly two years after Bird and Lime debuted their electric scooters on the streets and sidewalks...

Study Sheds Light on Severity of E-Scooter Accidents

UCLA study shows many e-scooter crashes require trip to ER.  By Sam Catanzaro A new UCLA study sheds light on the severity and frequency of e-scooters...

Edify TV Video: New Year, No Helmet

By Edify TV As of January 1, e-scooter riders over the age of 18 are not required to wear a helmet in California. Find out...

Bird, Lime, Segway Accused of “Gross Negligence” in Class Action Suit

Local attorney files first class action suit against Bird and Lime. By Sam Catanzaro A class-action lawsuit has been filed on behalf of nine plaintiffs against...

City Mobility Plan in Freefall

Santa Monica Coalition for a Livable City’s  (SMCLC) Diana Gordon wrote this wide-reaching report on Santa Monica’s troubled Mobility Plan. SMart shares it with...

Santa Monica Begins Shared Mobility Pilot Program

New scooters deployed throughout Santa Monica today.  By Sam Catanzaro  It was no coincidence that the City of Santa Monica and scooter vendors chose the Expo...

Los Angeles Passes Scooter Regulations

3,000 scooters each for companies in L.A. By Sam Catanzaro A week after the City of Santa Monica selected Bird, Lime, Uber and Lyft to...

City Council Approves Scooter Fee, Beach Bike Path Citations Coming

Scooter land use fee passes along with a motion clarifying beach bike path ban.  By Tor Marom The hotly debated e-scooters have been taking up quite...

Santa Monica Selects Bird, Lime, Uber and Lyft as Scooter Operators

2,000 scooters between four companies under Santa Monica’s Shared Mobility Pilot Program. By Sam Catanzaro The City of Santa Monica announced Thursday the selection of...

City Council Approves Scooter Land Use Fee

$1.00 per device, per day fee, approved. By Sam Catanzaro At their regular meeting Tuesday night, Santa Monica City Council approved a public land use fee...