Invasion of the Two-Wheelers! Yet Another Challenge for Congested Brazilian Cities?

In Brazil, as in countries through-out the world, genuine concerns surround the rapid proliferation of E-scooters in environments of relatively little – or even zero – regulation:, thus far, there is a total absence of any planning for their presence in already very congested cities.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Suddenly, it seems, they are everywhere. Weaving against the flow of traffic; whizzing silently among unsuspecting pedestrians; occasionally clustered in day-glo streetside herds; or randomly abandoned, alone, in unexpected locales.

The streets – and sidewalks – of Brazil’s cities have been invaded. By scooters!

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