City Council passes dockless scooter rules
San Diego City Council approved on April 23 long-awaited rules for governing the dockless bike and scooter companies that over the last year have flooded City streets and boardwalks with the motorized vehicles. After several hours of heated testimony from community members, the Council unanimously approved an ordinance that establishes a permitting process for operators, limits speeds in designated areas and requires all devices to scan a valid driver's license before they can be used.
The new rules would go into effect in June, after a final Council vote.
Mayor Kevin Faulconer , whose office drafted the...