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Hollywood Commission Bans E-Scooters

The Hollywood Commission passed an ordinance that prohibits electric scooters in Hollywood.

This ban extends from the westernmost section of Hollywood City to the Hollywood Beach Broadwalk. This new regulation prohibits the sale, lease, and rental of e-scooters.

Mitch Anton, a Hollywood resident, voiced concern at the commission meeting.

He noted that the low volume of police forces on the Broadwalk and in other areas of Hollywood would hinder the enforceability of the ban.

Anton’s concern foreshadows possible illicit use of e-scooters.

David Volz
David Volz
David Volz has been a reporter for Hollywood Gazette since 2011 and has worked for numerous community news publications throughout South Florida over the past two decades including the South Florida Sun-Sentinel, Miami Herald and South Florida Business Journal. He is a Professor in the Business department at Broward College and the editor of the Coral Springs Connection, an online community news website. He covers city government, schools, sports events, cultural activities, faith groups and workplaces.

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