Now the municipality plans to introduce a new mobility plan that will include rules for scooters.
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Cities across Spain are grappling with electric scooters that have popped up on sidewalks, helping riders zip around but exasperating drivers and pedestrians. In Madrid, public opinion is divided over the hundreds of electric scooters which California-based startup Lime partly owned by ride-hailing Uber and Google parent company Alphabet has made available since mid-August.Users of the scooters are delighted.In Madrid, which is home to around 3.2 million people, there are no laws regulating the use of scooters.Valencia is set to adopt new rules banning scooters from sidewalks.Lime's scooters were removed and the firm was slapped with a fine.Lime's representative in Spain, Alvaro Salvat, said he regrets the lack of specific laws for electric scooters in Madrid and most Spanish cities.
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