Blue Duck Scooters has closed on more than $18 million in capital to purchase 35,000 to 40,000 dockless, electric scooters and expand its scooter-share program throughout the Southern U.S.
Razor USA is set to deploy several hundred dockless, electric scooters in the heart of San Antonio – once the rainy weather clears up, officials with the company said.
The City of San Antonio has established a temporary set of rules for the approximately 3,000 dockless, electric scooters operating in the city.
City of San Antonio staff proposed rules for e-scooters, garnering support from both City Council members and the companies that will be subject to them.
Local e-scooter startup Blue Duck Scooters made its formal launch Wednesday deploying several scooters just outside the Rand Building downtown.
Reports of accidents involving electric scooters have begun to surface locally as the City Council contemplates how to regulate them.
The City held a meeting Tuesday to gather input on how to regulate dockless vehicles after three operators released e-scooters in San Antonio.
One month after Bird brought hundreds of electric scooters to downtown San Antonio, a competing company is entering the mix.
Another regulatory quagmire looms as e-scooters descend on San Antonio, but this time feels less adversarial than a 2015 rideshare debate as lawmakers and stakeholders come to the table.