Municipal Regulation of App-Based Dockless Scooters and Bicycles: Navigating Emerging Legal Issues
Recording of a 90-minute CLE webinar with Q&A
This CLE course will guide counsel for local governments in facing the legal challenges of dockless scooters and bicycles. The panel will address the legal and regulatory issues raised by app-based scooter and bicycle rental businesses, such as Bird, Lime and Spin, and provide perspectives on leveraging municipal revenue-generating opportunities through licensing, taxation and regulatory fees.
- Overview of dockless scooter and bicycle rental models
- Discussion of legal issues caused by app-based scooter and bicycle rental companies
- Analysis of regulatory schemes employed by cities around the country
- Best practices for navigating legal issues caused by these companies
The panel will review these and other relevant topics:
- How do app-based dockless scooter and bicycle rentals work?
- What are the legal issues arising from scooter and bicycle rentals?
- How are cities and local governments around the country handling this issue?
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