What Electric Scooters and Shopping Carts May Soon Have in Common

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Bird and Lime scooters sit parked in front of a building on April 17, 2018, in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Mention electric scooters and people usually react with an eye roll. It's associated with the newness of the tech culture of the Bay Area. Some see scooters as a "micro-transit" tool; others simply see them as a nuisance. The city of San Jose thinks it's got the answer to managing them: geofencing.

Guest: KQED Silicon Valley Senior Editor Tonya Mosley

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