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Bird and Lime Scooters

Thousands of new e-scooters hit San Francisco streets today

But maximum cap is now a fraction of previous projection as the city slashes e-scooter fleet by 60 percent.

Lime and Spin scooters returning to SF streets

After a year-long pilot program, existing permit holder Skip failed to make the cut.

San Francisco makes e-scooters permanent

"What are we doing to keep these off the sidewalks?"

Banned scooter company buys Scoot

Bird’s buyout provides backdoor to SF.

After electric scooter fire, Skip takes fleet off streets

Fire in Washington DC grounds scooters in SF.

Banned Bird scooters return to San Francisco

Scooter startup’s rental program skirts city rules.

SF may double the number of e-scooters on city streets

But only if scooter companies can prove that they’re serving more low-income communities, as pilot program rolls on

Lime debuts new scooter

But you still can’t ride them in San Francisco.

Here’s how to park your scooter in SF

What you need to know about parking your two-wheeled doohickey like a decent human being.

Scooter company sues San Francisco

Lime accuses SFMTA of showing "bias and favoritism with no transparency."

Electric scooters rolling back into SF October 15

Major players still on the outs.

Gov. Brown loosens electric scooter rules

Helmets—still recommended—no longer required.

Lime appeals San Francisco’s scooter permit exclusion

Electric scooter company frustrated that SFMTA developed plan "in secret without public input."

Scooters to return to San Francisco [Updated]

But Bird, Lime, and Spin will not be part of city’s new pilot program

Lime moves HQ to San Francisco, which banned scooters

New headquarters will feature a "sustainable office mural."

Electric scooter companies discount trips for students, low-income riders

But app-enabled scooter rentals are still in legal limbo in SF.

Uber among dozen companies applying for scooter permits

Rideshare rivals Lyft and Uber both want in on the scooter game, along with ten other companies.

SF orders scooters off sidewalks and streets until city selects permit holders

"San Francisco supports transportation innovation, but it cannot come at the price of public safety."

Lyft might be scooting into the e-scooter game

Ride-hailing company allegedly hired consultants for a possible two-wheeled expansion.

Electric scooter update: Permit caps, feces undermine companies

During a meeting at the SFMTA, city staff considered a cap on the number of permits issued to electric scooter companies, potentially limiting the app-enabled irritations at 2,500 citywide.

Scooters are not the end of the world

"New things can happen in a good way," says lawmaker asking for calm during "scooter-geddon."

Everything you need to know about the great electric-scooter takeover of San Francisco

Do not ride on sidewalks, do not ride on sidewalks, and do not ride on sidewalks.