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New Study Shows How Scooters Can Hurt
City works with CDC to analyze injuries to riders; Lege weighs in
"...the study on how the riders were using the scooters, where they were riding, and other factors that may..."

May 10, 2019 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Scooters Flock Back, More Sustainable Than Ever
Post-pandemic, city and firms seek greater impact, resilience
"...the post-COVID world, usage of micromobility vehicles, including shared scooters and electric bikes, has shot up. While that might..."

May 14, 2021 News Feature by Benton Graham

City Council to Continue Considering Scooters in August
With basic rules in place, regulatory framework remains undecided
"...May 23, rules of the road (and sidewalk) for scooters and other "micro-mobility" devices, City Council still has to..."

May 31, 2019 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Solving Georgian Acres' Mobility Problem With Buses, Bikes, and Scooters
Solar-powered mobility hub planned for "transit desert"
"...Georgian Acres that aims to offer a bikeshare system, e-scooters, and circulator buses. A shelter with a solar-paneled roof..."

Oct. 1, 2021 News Feature by Lina Fisher

What Are the "Next Normals" for Scooters in Austin
The pandemic takes on personal mobility
"...and it felt like there were about eleventy jillion scooters on Austin's streets? You all remember what happened next,..."

July 10, 2020 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

New Data and Rules for Dockless Scooters
Open data on 2 million dockless trips, plus new rules for riding on trails
"...It's been a big news week for electric scooters. UT baseball star David Hamilton had his 2019 season..."

Jan. 18, 2019 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

Highways and Scooters and Impact Fees, Oh My!
Austin mobility plans are moving right along
"...March 2019, Austin saw over 740,000 "shared micro-­mobility" trips (scooters, bikes, e-bikes). This past March saw only 164,000, a..."

May 8, 2020 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

City Ready to Wrangle Scooters
Permanent "dockless mobility" rules ready for public comment
"...the dockless mobility sector – including bikes, e-bikes, and scooters – has been operating in Austin under emergency rules..."

Oct. 19, 2018 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Rules for Dockless Scooters Remain in Limbo
Emergency guidelines remain in effect
"...means that two emergency rules for dockless mobility operators (scooters) pertaining to lock-to requirements and API (application programming interface)..."

Aug. 3, 2018 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

The Scooters Are Not for Crimes
Scooter and cellphone data lead to Austin teen’s arrest for bank robbery

Feb. 1, 2019 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Try Electric Scooters
"...40 miles, making it perfect for getting around town. Scooters have been a popular means for short-distance transportation in..."

July 18, 2006 Postmarks

"Best of" Scooter Outrage
We asked our readers what they think about scooters. They had words.
"...all go back to a common cause: hating on scooters...."

Nov. 7, 2018 Chronolog Post by Kimberley Jones

Council Gives Green Light to Convention Center, Scooter Riders
May 23 meeting tackles "Downtown puzzle," "micro-mobility"
" regulations on “micro-mobility devices” – such as electric scooters...."

May 24, 2019 News Post by Austin Sanders

Council: At War on Two Wheels
More scooters, a possible interim deal with the APA, and more from City Hall
"...Bird a rule breaker and asking that all their scooters be impounded. Co-founder and CEO Toby Sun expressed a..."

April 20, 2018 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

Faster Than Sound: What Sparked Joy at SXSW Music
Marie Kondo-ing my Festival experience, with scooters and shooters in the giveaway pile
"...Miya Folick for the first time. Trash Fire: Electric Scooters..."

March 22, 2019 Music Column by Rachel Rascoe

City Council: Activists Push for Austin Public Library Policy Change
While the dais considers Convention Center expansion, scooters
" the long-anticipated arrival of final micro-mobility regulations for scooters and their ilk – including both rules of the..."

May 24, 2019 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Council: I Get Around
On Birds, byways, and bridges
"...Amid our own municipal affair with electric scooters, it's easy to forget that a dusting of cities..."

April 27, 2018 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

Council: The Bird Is the Word
Rollin' into City Council, invited or not
"...impasse with Bird, a California-based app that rents electric scooters for public use and bills itself as a solution..."

April 13, 2018 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

Headlines / Quote of the Week
"...Damn Scooters: Austin has implemented a raft of new restrictions on..."

April 5, 2024 News Feature

Fungus Remains Defiant
"...Dear Editor, Within a year, for-profit electric scooters have spread across Austin like a fungus, clogging streets,..."

March 29, 2019 Postmarks

The Top 10 Austin News Milestones of 2018
Days like these
"...performance during the crisis. – Nina Hernandez APRIL 5: Bird scooters appear in Austin, without a go-ahead from the city..."

Dec. 28, 2018 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Two-Wheeled Texas
Bikers' best bets on the highways and byways
"...County Expo Center. 5606 E. 51st, 926-5100. gear Alien Scooters Instead of “No shoes, no shirt, no service,” the..."

June 13, 2008 Features Feature by Angela Armstrong

The Scooters
SXSW Records
"...The ScootersI Can See Your House From Here (Aeronaut) Hmmmm ......"

March 15, 2002 Music Review by Kate X Messer

Gun-Filled Weekend Prompts APD Action
Spring fest unrest
"...a peak not before seen in Austin, were dockless scooters and e-bikes, which dropped in Austin last year before..."

March 22, 2019 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Council: Back in the Groove
Budget done, Council trudges on
"...dockless mobility pilot program, the city has seen 3,271 scooters (along with 1,100 dockless bikes) on its roads since..."

Sept. 21, 2018 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

The Luv Doc: America’s 40th-Best City
Because Ted Cruz is the Rat King
"...traffic congestion problems got solved when thousands of electric scooters appeared miraculously on nearly every usable pedestrian thoroughfare in..."

July 28, 2023 Column by The Luv Doc

Boot Scootin'
"...need to be ticketed for violations and place the scooters out of main pathways. I’ve been called stupid and..."

Dec. 11, 2018 Postmarks

Public Notice: Decision Day?
Best of luck to all of us this coming Tuesday
"...Scooters are the "Best Local Controversy" of the year in..."

Nov. 2, 2018 News Column by Nick Barbaro

New to Town? Here Are Nine of the Biggest News Stories Affecting Locals.
A primer on Austin politics
"...Scooters are so present in Downtown right now that it’s..."

Aug. 30, 2018 News Post by News Staff

Council: What Do We Want? Money!
Who needs it? Fire stations, cops, and scooter companies.
"...various businesses could go about returning their fleets of scooters, bikes, or whatever they're peddling nowadays to Austin streets,..."

May 25, 2018 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

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