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Category: Scooters


Bird Fires Over 400 Employees in Single Video Call

April 6, 2020

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Westside-based scooter company lays off over 400 employees in a single video conference By Sam Catanzaro Bird recently laid off...

E-Scooter Company Employees Unionize

December 13, 2019

December 13, 2019

San Francisco-based Spin employees vote to join local Teamsters union By Sam Catanzaro In a first for the industry, employees...

Geofence Blocks E-Scooters from Venice Canals

August 26, 2019

August 26, 2019

A scooter submerged Venice’s Grand Canal. Photos: Sam Catanzaro/Darryl DuFay.

LAPD’s E-transit Enforcement Team, Meth Arrest at 405/Venice Blvd Underpass: Yo! Venice This Week August 26, 2019

August 26, 2019

August 26, 2019

Yo! Venice This Week August 26, 2019 – all your local news in under 5 minutes. * LAPD creates e-transit enforcement...

E-Scooters Not as Green as They Seem?

August 14, 2019

August 14, 2019

Recent study complicates understanding of e-scooters’ environmental impact. By Kai McNamee After taking Santa Monica and Los Angeles by storm,...

Bird Seeking 1/4 Billion From Investors After Losing $100 Million

July 23, 2019

July 23, 2019

Scooter giant seeking venture capital after posting losses in first quarter  By Sam Catanzaro  Bird Inc, the Santa Monica-based company...

Bonin Demands Scooter Reduction

July 5, 2019

July 5, 2019

By Sam Catanzaro Rose Avenue and Ocean Front Walk is an area that gets a lot of foot traffic, but...

Bird Rolls Out Private Scooter, Venice Seeks Further Regulation

May 13, 2019

May 13, 2019

By Sam Catanzaro  With four major scooter companies on the Westside, it is easy to forget that before Jump, before...

100,000 Scooters?

March 25, 2019

March 25, 2019

Los Angeles City approves new-transit regulations. By Cailley Chella Sorry L.A., but Bird is still the word. Starting this month...

Edify TV Video: New Year, No Helmet

January 10, 2019

January 10, 2019

By Edify TV As of January 1, e-scooter riders over the age of 18 are not required to wear a...