An Atlanta audit that’s due soon is to advise if the city can expect to recover any expenses of building the Northside Drive Pedestrian Bridge, near Mercedes Benz Stadium. This investigation by the city’s independent internal auditor is one of many that are likely to draw attention this year – including one on e-scooter regulations.
Atlanta to negotiate with global scooter companies valued at estimated $5 billion
Now with an estimated total value of $5 billion, the two big companies that rent scooters in Atlanta have become their own global force of nature. Yet to be determined is how Bird and Lime will respond to regulatory efforts such as the one imposed by Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms.
A more urban Atlanta calls for shift to two-way streets and e-scooters
Change is hard.
We are witnessing that fact every day – whether it be turning one-way streets into two-way streets or whether it be introducing 10,000 e-scooters on our city’s streets in the past year.
Fixing Atlanta’s scooter chaos won’t be easy
There are joyous riders, angry pedestrians and all kinds of folks in between. If everybody’s going to be accommodated, it’ll take education and courtesy — not enforcement alone.
Atlanta may collect scooter crash data; LA study found head injuries most common
Head injuries, broken bones and abrasions are common injuries when riders crash their standing electronic scooters, according to a recent study from California. A proposal to track such data in Atlanta is pending before the Atlanta City Council.
18 best, worst and most important trends in 2018 (Part 1)
By King Williams The following is a compilation of the 18 best, worst, and most important trends and developments emanating from within and throughout metro Atlanta and the state of Georgia for 2018. This list was compiled by me with input from people within SaportaReport and beyond. The list comes from a combination of hard […]