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Are E-Scooters Safe Sustainable and Green or Dirty and Deadly

E-Scooters – If you live in a major American city, then chances are you’ve seen rentable electric scooters or electric skateboard within the past year.  The National Association of City Transportation Officials now estimates Americans took about 38.5 million rides on these devices in 2018 alone. Amazingly, that’s higher than trips on dockless bikes, which came in at around 36.5 million. Obviously, a major reason for this surge in e-scooter use has to do with convenience. For instance, recent data out of DePaul University shows most Chicagoans use e-scooters either in the morning or after work. It’s also clear most people only “scoot” short distances on their daily commute. So, the convenience factor is undeniable, but what about other claims e-scooter companies make? E-Scooters Are They Safe & Sustainable or Dirty & Deadly – The Green Way Forward? For instance, many companies claim e-scooters are an eco-friendly alternative to car … Read more