Last year’s electric scooter program, which ran from August to December, saw an increase in the number of available scooters but a decline in overall ridership, according to a Chicago Department of Transportation report.
For the past two weeks, electric scooters have been zipping around Chicago’s West Side. An update on how the pilot program is going.
Chicago is rolling out an electric scooter pilot program this summer, but a recent government study of the shared scooter system in Austin, Texas, underscores the importance of riders wearing helmets.
As Chicago tries to become a more bike-friendly city, a transportation journalist offers his own, low-stress routes.
How is the city addressing bike safety as well as concerns relating to inequality and bike infrastructure? Streetsblog Chicago editor John Greenfield joins us.