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UPDATE: Dates

We expect the following: The RFP will be presented to the Active Transportation and Infrastructure committee on January 26th. 2022 starting at 2pm accessible via Zoom. Proposals to modify the Municipal Code, (MC), will be be presented to Council in early 2022, probably after the AT&I meeting has been held. Note that a proposal to…

IMPOUNDING OF SCOOTERS IN 2021

Impounding of scooters is the ONLY measure used by the City of San Diego to enforce its scooter parking regulations and the City is paying $360,000 a year to the impounding service to monitor for compliance and enforce. It only works for eight hours a day, knocking off at 2pm,  although scooters are available for…

TALKING POINTS ABOUT RENTAL SCOOTERS IN SAN DIEGO

The beginning of 2022 marks the start of our Talking Points campaign. We are asking supporters to download our new Talking Points document and to talk about those points to residents, property owners and business managers. The document is available on the Home page of the site in the San Diego Information section.

CITY OF SAN DIEGO REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS AND SW RESPONSE

On November 10, the City of San Diego published it Request for Proposals for contractors to provide shared mobility device rentals. Download: November 10 2021 City of San Diego RFP On November 29th we released our analysis of the RFP and our requests to the City for clarification of the RFP and improvements to the…

SITE UPDATE

We’re working on updating the site. The main focus currently is hosting our petition to Mayor Gloria to GET SCOOTERS OFF SIDEWALKS, and describing and comparing the regulatory approaches taken by different cities. Our press release about the petition was released today.