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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

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: 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

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

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

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

2019 SXSW Film Venue Guide
Where to go, how to get there, and how to navigate the lines
"...always the best option. New to Austin this year? Scooters. Depending on who you ask, the dockless, electric scooter..."

Jan. 29, 2019 SXSW Post

Council: Back to Work!
Police, Fire, Water top a slim agenda post-election, pre-Thanksgiving
"...should and should not be on the sidewalk on scooters or bicycles," said ATD's Annick Beaudet...."

Nov. 16, 2018 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

Council: Knocked Down and Drug Out
City Council, on into the 12th round
"...people like us" to support Manley, Moore told me. Scooters Return (With More Rules)..."

May 18, 2018 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

"...Scooters are coming back. Following Council's approval of new rules..."

May 11, 2018 News Feature

Our readers talk back.
"...Try Electric ScootersDear Editor,..."

July 21, 2006 Column

Naked City

March 11, 2005 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Agent Cody Banks
"...sophisticates, even though it’s got "cool" stuff like Segway scooters and jet-powered snowboards and a holographic robo-babe. It’s easy..."

March 14, 2003 Movie Review by Marrit Ingman

Live on Paper
When he's not covering canvas with acrylic-based images of Japanese toys and Italian scooters and good old American action-figures, Tim Doyle dabbles in the art of the comic book, distilling his day-by-day existence into three black-and-white segments each in monthly issues of Amazing Adult Fantasy.
"...his colorful acrylics of Austin street scenes and Vespa scooters and vintage telephones pull in hundreds of dollars from..."

Jan. 17, 2003 Arts Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

Council: Can Social Impact Investing End Homelessness?
Catching up with the dais as they bet on success
"...2030 five-year plan (Item 14), new "micro-mobility" rules for scooters and their kin (including the first penalties for traffic..."

March 29, 2019 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Public Notice: Moving the Discussion
It’s all about land use, even when it’s about transportation
"...Scooters – or "micro-mobility devices" – are on the agenda..."

March 29, 2019 News Column by Nick Barbaro

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