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BIKE-AGEDDON! La Jolla meetings put dockless companies in bicycle hot seat

BIKE-AGEDDON! La Jolla meetings put dockless companies in bicycle hot seat

Last week, two La Jolla community groups heard from the companies behind the dockless bikes and scooters that many citizens complain are blocking their public right-of-ways, doing business without paying taxes and endangering the lives of users and pedestrians by permitting customers to ride them drunk and/or without helmets. A third advisory board discussed the bicycles without a formal presentation, calling for an outright ban.

It was the first chance that most had to address the human beings actually behind the machines that have become a growing fixture on La Jolla’s sidewalks since February.

At the La Jolla Village Merchants Association (LJVMA) meeting, April 11 at the...

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