A friendly neighborhood store can help people feel rooted in their community. But what happens when those businesses close up shop? And how can small businesses in particular survive in the high-rent, high-risk Washington region?
D.C.’s one-year dockless bikes and scooters pilot program has been extended until the end of the year. What has the District learned from their near-ubiquitous presence? And what regulations could be imposed on the bike and scooter companies that may stick around?
Kojo discusses the dockless effect on regional transportation with local commuters and observers.
- Andrew Giambrone Reporter and Housing Complex Columnist, Washington City Paper; @AndrewGiambrone
- Colin Browne Communications Director, Washington Area Bicyclists Association
- Dan Emerine Manager of Policy and Legislative Affairs, District Department of Transportation
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