San Diego Bans E-Scooters Along the Boardwalk From Mission Beach to La Jolla

People ride Bird dockless electric scooters along Venice Beach on Aug. 13, 2018. (Credit: Mario Tama / Getty Images)

People ride Bird dockless electric scooters along Venice Beach on Aug. 13, 2018. (Credit: Mario Tama / Getty Images)

The San Diego City Council narrowly approved a ban Monday on e-scooters and other motorized devices along the boardwalk from Mission Beach to La Jolla.

The move follows a sustained public outcry from residents about the dangers of people whizzing along the boardwalk well above the 8 mph speed limit.

“This is clearly a public safety issue,” said City Councilwoman Barbara Bry, who has led the push for the ban for more than a year.

Councilwoman Jennifer Campbell also strongly supported the proposal at Monday’s public hearing.

Read the full story on LATimes.com.

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