Tag: e-scooters

City council approves phase two e-scooter pilot

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Council voted unanimously to approve a phase II dockless e-scooter pilot program at its public hearing on Saturday. The phase II...

My View | Denise Dunbar: Scooters are not for commuters

My final 2019 missive on scooters deals with the data, and it demonstrates that scooters are primarily being joy-ridden and are not serving as...

City prepares for e-scooter pilot vote

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] City council is set to vote on the future of the e-scooter pilot program on Saturday. The vote is the culmination...

My View | Denise Dunbar: Get that scooter off my sidewalk

Part 1 of 2 Frequent readers of the Alexandria Times know that during 2019 this newspaper has exhaustively reported on scooters in our city. In...

City staff recommends phase two scooter pilot

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Department of Transportation and Environmental Services staff presented a recommendation to city council for a phase two e-scooter pilot program...

Your Views: Taxation without representation

To the editor: In the next several weeks, we will see the Alexandria City Council approve a new scooter pilot program for the year 2020. Undoubtedly,...

Your Views: Scooters are motor vehicles

To the editor: In this discussion about e-scooters, we should not lose sight of the fact that they are motor vehicles, which typically bicycles are...

Your Views: Scooters are a recipe for disaster

To the editor: It seems that the Capitol Hill Police have sent warning letters to the eight dockless commercial scooter companies operating in the District...

Your Views: A different perspective on scooters

To the editor: As someone who relies on their e-scooter regularly to get to and from the Metro – I’m the one with the pink...

Our View: Should the e-scooter pilot continue?

There are two basic questions in the decision tree regarding the future of commercial e-scooters in Alexandria: Should they exist? And if so, how...