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Two Lyft scooters block the sidewalk on Wazee near the 16th St. Mall. Streetsblog file photo by Andy Bosselman

Commentary: Scooters Another Sign of Big Tech Colonizing Public Spaces

Big Tech companies like Uber, Airbnb — and now scooter providers — aim to satisfy their customers with little regard for how their businesses affect our cities’ ecosystems. With new technologies like delivery drones and robots on the way, scooters may well be the Trojan Horse with which big tech colonizes the world’s public space.