Friday, September 06, 2019
KANSAS CITY LAUNCHES 'SOFT BAN' AGAINST ELECTRIC SCOOTERS ON COUNTRY CLUB PLAZA!!!
Electric scooters liter plaza sidewalks and City Hall FINALLY listens to local complaints. Checkit:
KMBC: KC bans deployment of scooters on Country Club Plaza after issues
The report tells us that scooters can still be ridden on the Plaza; businesses had issues with them being parked and ridden on sidewalks. And so the KCMO crackdown basically means that scooter companies are discouraged for dumping a ton of their junk machines at the posh entertainment district location and hoping for the best.
Remember that electric scooters were plucked from the Plaza around this time last year as well.
Given the environmental disaster AND the sketchy finances for electric scooter companies . . . Count this more bad news for a form of transit that's experimental and extremely flimsy.
Developing . . .