There are currently more than 1,800 e-bikes and e-scooters registered with this university’s Department of Transportation Services.
Students with permits say it’s a daily struggle to find parking spots in their assigned lot.
On the tours, DOTS requires participants to wear a helmet and travel on roads and trails around campus to avoid sidewalks.
The goal is to find an outdoor charging solution that is not a fire hazard, won’t damage the scooters and will prevent scooter and charger theft, Quentin Hoglund said.
Studies show painted crosswalks help drivers identify pedestrians and prevent accidents.
By Oct. 2, all privately-owned electric scooters and bicycles must be registered with DOTS or owners may see consequences, such as fines and booting.
The event occurs annually on this university’s campus and aims to teach students about environmental justice and sustainability.
The pedestrian was transported to a local trauma center with serious but non-life-threatening injuries.
In 2021, university President Darryll Pines announced that the university was committed to having an all-electric vehicle fleet by 2035.