Mixed Reactions For New Dockless Scooter Regulations In San Diego

John Cole, a resident roller-blader in Mission Beach, shook his head after a scooter swerved onto the wrong side of the boardwalk, nearly colliding with a bicycle.

This week new regulations go into effect for dockless scooters in San Diego. For Cole, the regulations couldn’t come soon enough. He said over the years the boardwalk has changed dramatically—and not for the better.

“I’ve seen the boardwalk change, especially since they’ve allowed these electric scooters, bicycles, skateboards, and I’ve seen a lot of accidents,” Cole said. “I’d like to see them ban them, simply because it’s a boardwalk, an ocean walk. That says it all. They shouldn’t allow any motorized vehicles. They should have a separate place for them.”

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