Love 'em or hate 'em · Scooters aren't going away
The onset of electric scooters have vexed many while others delight. Whichever category you belong to, one thing that keeps being whispered – "Scooters aren't going away," so how do we live with them?
Rogue launches led to initial hostilities – Santa Barbara and Goleta reacted by banning scooters – but other locales tolerate and even encourage this clean, compact, on-demand alternative to burning fossil fuels.
Learn from the experts
After we've settled down and cooler heads prevail, how do we best accommodate this surprise micro-mobility option? Some cities are learning, especially Santa Monica, so we've invited their Transportation Staff and bicycle advocates to spend a day in Santa Barbara sharing their lessons-learned.
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No scooter forum would be complete without the scooter vendors – there'll be a panel discussion on what the future will hold:
- Have they advanced beyond rogue launches?
- What new technologies await?
- How will the companies improve safety?
- When will scooters be Alexa-enabled to respond to, "Get off my lawn!"
You'll be delighted to learn of the future possibilities.
40 E Anapamu St
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
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