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Scooter Companies Want in on Infrastructure Bill (Correct)

March 16, 2021, 6:59 PMUpdated: March 17, 2021, 4:33 PM

Electric scooter companies are requesting that Congress consider wider streets and commuter tax credits as policymakers begin crafting infrastructure legislation.

E-scooters may get a boost as the Biden administration seeks to promote sustainability through different means of transportation.

“I’m a big believer in not only making sure our cars are greener, but also that people have different alternatives to get around,” Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg said on Bloomberg Radio last month.

Scooter companies have focused much of their government outreach at local and state levels, but that is changing. O’Keeffe Shahmoradi Strategies, a consulting firm, registered in the first quarter ...