By Ida Mojadad : sfweekly – excerpt
Sidewalks will be largely free of scooters in June, while SFMTA demands tech companies abide with a new permit program.
Starting June 4, San Francisco will go nearly a month without seeing scooters on its sidewalks, city officials announced Thursday.
Any shared electric scooters found on the sidewalks after June 4 will be confiscated and used as evidence, City Attorney Dennis Herrera says Thursday. In turn, the San Francisco Municipal Transit Agency is accepting permit applications for a 12-month pilot program and hope to issue the permits by the end of June… (more)