While E-Scooter Use Grows In Boise, The City Has New Rules Governing Them

Jul 31, 2019

Boise was a relatively early adopter of e-scooters across the country. Bird and Lime scooters hit the streets last fall, later joined by the company Spin. Many people have embraced the devices, but as use has increased — so have complaints. In an effort to curb those issues, the City of Boise passed three ordinances last week around the scooters, including one that restricts the speed of riders in certain areas. We talk with City of Boise officials Daren Fluke and Craig Croner to learn more. 

Clarification: In the segment, it wasn't made clear whether riding scooters in alleys is legal. As a public right of way, scooter use in alleys is legal.