The St. Petersburg City Council approved an ordinance recently that would allow scooter share companies to participate in a one-year pilot program that could begin in 2020.
The Tampa Bay Times reports council members hope some regulations will help the city launch one of the nation's most successful programs ? and avoid some of the safety and clutter issues that have plagued scooters in other cities.
Among the rules: Scooters will not be allowed on sidewalks, they will have a 10 p.m. curfew, and be required to park scooters in designated corrals, instead of haphazardly leaving them at their destination.
Information from: Tampa Bay Times (St. Petersburg, Fla.), http://www.tampabay.com.
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