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“Chicago Tonight” producer Nick Blumberg tests a seated electric scooter. (WTTW News)

As city officials plan a second round of the electric scooter pilot program, meet a company that hopes its seated scooter will make the cut.

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At a hearing Wednesday, Chicago aldermen voiced their concerns and hopes for the city’s second round of electric scooter testing that’s expected to kick off this summer.

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The city’s four-month pilot program saw more than 820,000 electric scooter trips and reports of nearly 200 scooter-related injuries. What else the data tells us as the city gears up for a new scooter program.

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In this May 28, 2019, file photo, a man on a scooter passes a parked scooter along the Mission Beach boardwalk in San Diego. (AP Photo / Gregory Bull, File)

Nearly 40,000 broken bones, head injuries, cuts and bruises resulting from scooter accidents were treated in U.S. emergency rooms from 2014 through 2018, new research shows.

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A report from the Active Transportation Alliance says Chicago should develop a long-term e-scooter program across the entire city. 

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Chicago and the world is on the brink of a transportation revolution – and activists for racial equity want to ensure the benefits of that revolution reach communities of color.

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In this file photo, riders use electric scooters on the campus of the University of Illinois at Chicago. The city started its four-month scooter pilot program in June 2019. (WTTW News)

A new “snaphshot” study conducted by DePaul University researchers finds electric scooters in Chicago are proving popular, especially during morning and evening commutes.

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Chicago’s pilot program to allow electric scooters on city streets is proving popular – at least with scooter users. We check in on the four-month program.

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For the past two weeks, electric scooters have been zipping around Chicago’s West Side. An update on how the pilot program is going.

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Dockless electric scooters – 2,500 of them – arrive in Chicago as the city launches its pilot program, but will riders stay safe?

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A woman rides an electric scooter in Baltimore on Nov. 18, 2018. (Elvert Barnes / Flickr)

A new pilot program will give Chicagoans another option for getting around the city. But will electric scooters help reduce transportation-related pollution? 

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WTTW News takes a test ride on a pair of electric scooters by the company Lime.

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. 

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Electric scooters are growing in popularity across the country, and now leaders of scooter-sharing companies – and residents themselves – want to bring them to Chicago.

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