Tag: scooters

City’s scooter program raises safety concerns

By Cody Mello-Klein | cmelloklein@alextimes.com Scooters first started rolling into Alexandria late last year, bringing with them a wave of anxiety over public safety. The city...

Your Views: Scooters, lack of parking are ruining Old Town

To the editor: The condition of Old Town is deteriorating. With lots of empty storefronts, you’d think those in city hall would have concluded that...

Your Views: E-scooters are good for Alexandria

To the editor: There is not a mode of transportation I don’t love. I own a car, often commute on a bicycle and have Metro...

Scooters in Alexandria Part 2: For riders, e-scooters are more than...

By Cody Mello-Klein | cmelloklein@alextimes.com One mile. For drivers, it is a distance easily crossed. For runners, a mile is only the start of a...

Your Views: Another scooter near miss

To the editor: I have to concur with the letters to the editor concerning scooters in your April 18 paper. This past Monday, I was...

City councilors discuss e-scooter concerns

By Cody Mello-Klein | cmelloklein@alextimes.com City council deliberations during the April 23 legislative meeting were primarily devoted to budget add/deletes, however, as has been the...

Our View: A scooter invasion

There’s an old tale, likely an urban legend, that in 1895, when the first two automobiles arrived in an Ohio town, they promptly drove...

Scooters in Alexandria Part 1: Electric scooters bolt into Alexandria, spark...

By Cody Mello-Klein | cmelloklein@alextimes.com With spring in full bloom, the birds are out and chirping in Alexandria, and joining the flock, to the dismay...

Your Views: Fix scooter problems now

To the editor: Scooters. Scooters. That’s all I hear from all my friends in Old Town. The number of scooter incidents is unreal; you just...

Your Views: Scooters are dangerous and chaotic

To the editor: The recent influx of electric scooters has created a mess in Old Town that we don’t need. Regardless of the brand – Lime,...