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A $100 million startup littering San Francisco’s sidewalks with scooters is claiming the city wants to shut it down





Travis VanderZanden

  • An electric scooter startup sent a press release to reporters claiming San Francisco was planning to ban such scooters.
  • But a city official denied the charge, saying San Francisco is only considering regulating them, not banning them.
  • The city has received numerous complaints about the electric scooters since three venture-backed companies launched their services there recently — and their devices started being strewn about on sidewalks.

San Francisco may have a reputation for being an overregulated city. But that doesn’t necessarily mean it’s planning to ban electric scooters, despite a startup’s warning cry that such a prohibition was imminent.

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Source:: BusinessInsider.Com

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