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Electric Bikes and Scooters Expected to Be Legalized in New York

On Wednesday, New York lawmakers are expected to vote in favor of a bill legalizing e-scooters and e-bikes throughout the state, legislation Governor Andrew Cuomo appears likely to sign.
The law should be a win for e-scooters advocates, but will come with a key stipulation: municipalities will decide whether share e-scooter and e-bike share companies ー such as Lime, Jump, and Bird ー will be allowed to operate on their streets. The vehicles will also be banned on sidewalks …
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