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Getting The Scoop On Scooters

Melissa Gerr

The swift rise in popularity of electric scooters has city dwellers and transit planners hustling to figure out how to deal with them. Some people love scooters … their freedom, their frugality; some people think they’re accidents waiting to happen. Meg Young, shared mobility coordinator at the Baltimore City Transit Bureau, tells us how the city is working to set ground rules for vendors and users ... hoping to pave a smooth path for everyone. 

To learn about the dockless scooter program in Baltimore City, visit this link.

To read about the Transit Bureau scooter evaluation findings, visit this link.

Sheilah Kast is the host of On The Record, Monday-Friday, 9:30-10:00 am.
Melissa Gerr is a Senior Producer for On the Record. She started in public media at Twin Cities Public Television in St. Paul, Minn., where she is from, and then worked as a field producer for Oregon Public Broadcasting in Portland. She made the jump to audio-lover in Baltimore as a digital media editor at Mid-Atlantic Media and Laureate Education, Inc. and as a field producer for "Out of the Blocks." Her beat is typically the off-beat with an emphasis on science, culture and things that make you say, 'Wait, what?'