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Electric Scooters Around The World: Cities That Allow Their Use

With the growing popularity of electric scooters as an eco-friendly, efficient, and entertaining mode of transport, many cities around the world are embracing this innovative trend. So, how many cities allow electric scooters? It's difficult to pin down an exact number, as new locations are continually joining the movement and regulations are often swiftly evolving, but the number is undoubtedly in the hundreds.

In the United States, many major cities permit electric scooters, including New York City, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Washington D.C., Chicago, and Austin. These cities have implemented pilot programs or established scooter-sharing services like Lime, Bird, and Spin to meet public demand. Some cities, such as Santa Monica, California, or Portland, Oregon, have introduced regulations and limits on the number of scooters permitted.

Across Europe, electric scooters are becoming increasingly common. Paris, London, Vienna, Madrid, Berlin, and Copenhagen are among the cities that have adopted electric scooter-sharing programs or loosened restrictions on their use. Still, some cities have imposed restrictions, like limiting scooter speeds or banning them from certain areas, to address safety concerns.

Asia, Australia, and South America are also joining the electric scooter revolution, with cities like Seoul, Sydney, Buenos Aires, and Santiago embracing this form of transport. However, as with other locations, regulations vary from city to city and can be subject to change as governments work to balance the increasing demand and public safety concerns.

In conclusion, it's challenging to pinpoint an accurate number of cities that allow electric scooters, but their widespread popularity and adoption are undeniable. Regardless of the exact number, it's clear that electric scooters are here to stay, and many cities around the world are working to accommodate this eco-friendly, efficient, and entertaining mode of transportation, while addressing safety and infrastructure considerations.

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