Safety and equity issues were top concerns at a regional workshop on dockless scooters

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On May 30, 2019 the TPB hosted its third in a series of regional workshops on Dockless Scooters and Bicycles.  Representatives from the District Department of Transportation, Montgomery County, Arlington, and Baltimore City presented on the results of their pilot programs to an audience of over sixty planners, consultants, public officials, and members of the…

Dockless bikeshare workshop emphasizes the importance of regional coordination

Dockless bikeshare increases shared bike use significantly. That was the good news from the May 31 Dockless Bikeshare Workshop. However, free from fixed docking stations, participants learned that dockless bikes don’t respect jurisdictional lines. Inter-jurisdictional coordination and cooperation is essential. At a workshop sponsored by the TPB’s Bicycle and Pedestrian Subcommittee, speakers from the District…