Tag: scooters

Your Views: There’s no policy basis for e-scooters

To the editor: As city council debates whether to extend the e-scooter pilot program, members should focus on the key question addressed in the Times’s...

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: No scooters on Alexandria’s sidewalks

To the editor: I feel very strongly that scooters should be banned from sidewalks in all of Alexandria. If you only ban them from sidewalks...

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...

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...

Scooters in Alexandria Part 8: The future of e-scooters

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Are scooters a vibrant new part of Alexandria’s transportation puzzle or a dangerous eyesore? That’s the question, and city residents...

City staff propose revised phase two e-scooter pilot program

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] The Alexandria Department of Transportation and Environmental Services released a list of draft recommendations for a phase two e-scooter pilot...

City extends e-scooter pilot to end of year

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] City staff has extended the e-scooter pilot program until the end of the year, according to an Aug. 23 staff...

Scooters in Alexandria Part 7: Equity remains a challenge for city’s...

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] On June 20, city councilor Mo Seifeldein released a statement calling for the suspension of Alexandria’s e-scooter pilot program. In...