With Uber joining the fray, at least seven companies are vying for a maximum of five scooter permits in San Francisco. According to the Chronicle, the city will issue permits to five companies and cap the number of scooters in the city at 1,250.
Motivate also operates bike-share programs in eight U.S. cities, including San Francisco, Washington and Boston, and reported 3.18 million rides last month.
Trump vents anger on North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies, European Union and Canada's Trudeau
Trump was in Canada for the G-7 summit with leaders from Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan and the U.K. And we were waiting for the document to come back so we could read it.
Axios reported on Friday that San Francisco-based Uber Technologies Inc.is considering an offer to buy New York-based Motivate International, the bikeshare company behind Ford GoBike in the Bay Area and CitiBike on the East Coast. Motivate is not on the list of San Francisco scooter applicants.
Lyft has been in talks with officials of San Francisco city to discuss possible permit through applications and has proposed some prototypes as at last month according to TechCrunch.
The SFMTA has reacted to numerous complaints about scooters. If the companies don't follow that rule, they could forfeit their chance for a permit.
China urges 'full denuclearization' as Kim, Trump meet
Kim Jong un has agreed to work towards dumping his country's nuclear weapons in a document joint-signed with Donald Trump . There are, on a steady state, about 28,000 US troops in South Korea.
To apply for a scooter permit the cost is $5,000 and winners will have the pay $25,000 per year to the city and contribute another $10,000 to property repairs as well as maintenance endowment.
This forced San Francisco to ban the personalized transportation machines until it got its arms around regulations.
Watch the Nintendo Direct E3 2018 live stream right here
Board game play goes back to the four-player basics as you take turns and race across the board searching for Stars. Mario Party has always been, for my money, an underrated Nintendo series - they're always silly fun.
Uber Chief Executive Dara Khosrowshahi said the Jump acquisition will help Uber go beyond "just being about auto sharing and vehicle hailing to really helping the consumer get from A to B in the most affordable, most dependable, most convenient way".