A prohibition on sidewalk use will go into effect next month, as the City of San Antonio is set to open bidding for a limited number of scooter companies.
Attorney Melissa Cabello Havrda, 44, and certified public accountant Andy Greene, 58, are vying for the seat vacated by mayoral candidate Greg Brockhouse.
Electric bike and scooter users can’t ride on the sidewalk under a new proposal City Council is set to consider later this month.
The next City Council B session on Wednesday will be held at Port San Antonio as part of an effort to increase public engagement.
The San Antonio City Council District 2 race is likely headed to a runoff with a former occupant of the seat, Keith Toney, at the top of the heap.
The City is one step closer to paring the number of authorized dockless electric scooters and bikes down to 5,000 vehicles and three companies.
In his bid for a third Council term, Roberto Treviño has drawn eigth challengers in a race in which the Chick-fil-A controversy is figuring prominently.
Despite much at stake in the May 4 city elections, some 85 percent of registered voters likely will not show up to vote, writes Robert Rivard.
Melissa Cabello Havrda, who forced Greg Brockhouse into a runoff in 2017, has name recognition and an advantage in campaign funding.
Shirley Gonzales will have to fend off politcal newcomer Anthony Gres, who has outspent her by more than 4 to 1 in the District 5 Council race.