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A Philadelphia startup wants to bring e-scooters to the city

Jul 16, 2019
The founders, however, are waiting on a green light from the state legislature.
Philadelphia natives Kevin Thompson and Naim Statham have invested almost $100,000 to launch their electric scooter company in their hometown.
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Electric scooter riders zoom along on shifting regulations

Sep 21, 2018
The personal vehicles are gaining ground as riders navigate a patchwork of differing rules.
People ride Bird electric scooters along Venice Beach in August in Los Angeles.
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Why Uber and others see a billion-dollar future in e-scooters

Uber's recent investment in Lime scooters is part of a deal that values the company at $1.1 billion.
Electric scooters of the US company Lime are pictured on a sidewalk in Paris during their launching day on June 22, 2018. 
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