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Moving forward, what role should dockless mobility play in Austin?

Paige Ellis

City Council, District 8


I do believe in bikes and scooters as mobility options (I use scooters and have even considered using one to shorten the distance between houses while precinct walking). Both of these devices allow residents and visitors to see a little bit more of our city and local businesses. But I also believe that we are still learning how both riders and passers-by interact with them. For instance, one wheelchair-bound voter in my district has encountered accessibility issues due to scooter placement. I think this voter brings up an important point, but I also believe that instances like these are lessons learned and that we can find a way to coexist.