New legislation working its way through the Virginia General Assembly could set new state standards around dockless scooters and e-bikes, giving localities like Arlington full authority to ban the vehicles on sidewalks and regulate where they’re parked.
Expect to see a lot more dockless bikes and scooters on DC streets in the next year.
After a series of public hearings in October and November, Montgomery County has expanded its dockless bike program to North Bethesda.
Montgomery County may allow dockless bike companies to operate outside of the current boundaries they are confined to in Silver Spring and Takoma Park, Maryland, and may allow electric scooter companies and pedal-assist bikes to begin operating as well.
A ride on a dockless electric scooter left a local 27-year-old rider hospitalized. And though the companies that make the scooters urge their riders to wear helmets, some health experts are seeing a rise in emergency room visits due to injuries while on the scooters.
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