Last revised: 8/12/2021
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Developments in the Industry and Equipment

Effects of the Pandemic

The Players

A Highly Competitive (and Not Yet Profitable?) Business

Improvements in the E-Scooters Themselves (Including Durability and Recycling Measures)

Alternative Modes of Providing E-Scooters (Sales, Cash Rental, Long-Term Rental, Group Rental)

Structuring the Staff Needed for Charging, Repairing, and Redeployment

Parking and Charging Stations Combined with User or Charger Incentives for Their Use

Developments that May Assist Enforcement of Local Rules or Rider Safety

Scooter Companies Lobbying against Tighter State Regulation

Vandalism

Vulnerability to Hacking