Bird And Lime, The First Companies To Bring Scooters To San Francisco, Were Just Denied Permits
Buzzfeed News --------- Only two of the 12 electric scooter–sharing companies that applied to operate in San Francisco will be allowed to do so. Scoot and Skip won permits from the city on Thursday, a major setback for scooter pioneers Bird and Lime, as well as the eight other candidates. The permits will be issued on Oct. 15."The SFMTA’s decision is based on the strength of the proposals submitted by the two companies, combined with their experience of owning, operating and maintaining a shared mobility service in the public right-of-way," the agency wrote in a blog post. "The agency looked for applications that prioritized the city’s concerns around safety, disabled access, equity and accountability." To learn more click on the picture below to read the article.