Scooter craze offers freedom for riders seeking alternatives to cars, but raises concerns over injuries, parking and public safety
By Miriam Raftery
Photo: Bird Scooters, by Grendelkhan creative commons
Updated September 10 with our readers' comments on scooter experience
Updated September 12 with comments from Councilmembers Baber and Parent in La Mesa.
September 9, 2018 (San Diego’s East County) – The latest worldwide transportation craze, electric “dockless” scooters for short-term rental offered by companies such as Bird, Lime, Uber and soon, Lyft, are cropping up across San Diego County.