San Francisco’s scooter war: city makes back as ‘unlawful’ schemes flood streets

City officials send cease-and-desist letters to electric scooter startups, as local residents complain the unregulated schemes are a nuisance Some people are tossing the scooters into trash cans and lakes. Others are tripping over them on the sidewalk, complain of broken toes and dangerous collisions. The San Francisco war over electric scooters- which several startups […]

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‘It’s not for me’: how San Francisco’s bike-share scheme became a symbol of gentrification

A bike-sharing strategy has triggered outrage and vandalism from the individuals who see it as designed for affluent, white professionals not locals A mutilated bicycle was spotted hanging in a tree on a San Francisco street. Another was dumped in a pond in Oakland. Nearby, a row of parked motorcycles had their tires slashed. The […]

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Ad campaign depicts San Franciscans what it’s like to live below the poverty line

A San Francisco resident when he’s charged many times the listed price for groceries .Image: tipping point, screenshot The tech industry has put San Francisco at the heart one of the biggest waves of wealth creation in history. But a huge number of the city’s residents have considered little of its spoils. SEE ALSO: How […]

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‘It’s not for me’: how San Francisco’s bike-share scheme became a emblem of gentrification

A bike-sharing strategy has sparked outrage and vandalism from the individuals who see it as designed for affluent, white professionals not locals A mutilated bicycle was spotted hanging in a tree on a San Francisco street. Another was dumped in a pond in Oakland. Nearby, a row of parked bikes had their tires slashed. The […]

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