Pedestrians and e-scooters are clashing in the struggle for sidewalk space

January 11, 2019

Washington Post (January 11)

Pedestrians and e-scooters are clashing in the struggle for sidewalk space

In San Diego — where thousands of e-scooters have flooded the streets — the founder of one neighborhood group told the city council’s public safety committee that his elderly neighbors are afraid to set foot outside, knowing a broken hip can be a debilitating injury requiring surgery. Curt Decker, executive director of the National Disability Rights Network, said the devices are a commuting nightmare for the visually impaired and those who get around via wheelchair.



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