Tag: scooters

Scooters in Alexandria Part 5: State bill regulates e-scooters

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Since the early days of Alexandria’s e-scooter pilot program, voices of opposition have called for more regulation of the vehicles and their...

Mo Seifeldein calls for suspension of scooters

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Councilor Mo Seifeldein is calling for the temporary suspension of the city’s e-scooter pilot program, according to a June 20...

Your Views: Cars are worse than scooters

To the editor: I would like to respond to the Alexandria Times’ series on the scooter pilot program. The subtitle of the third article in the...

Your Views: Alexandria has a problem with electronic scooters

To the editor: I imagine that you have received dozens of letters about the scooters in Old Town, but I thought I’d add my voice...

Our View: E-scooters and safety are contradictions

The kindest phrase we can find to describe the city’s transportation philosophy – which purportedly prioritizes safety – is “wildly contradictory.” The schizophrenic approach to...

Scooters in Alexandria Part 4: City’s scooter pilot aims to hold...

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] With most school years coming to an official end this month, summer will likely be the busiest and most demanding...

Scooters in Alexandria Part 3: City’s scooter program raises safety concerns

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] 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 | [email protected] One mile. For drivers, it is a distance easily crossed. For runners, a mile is only the start of a...