Scooters took over SXSW and that’s only the beginning

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I thought 2015, when Meerkat dominated SXSW, would be the last year the annual tech festival turned brand extravaganza had a breakout star. Scooters have proved me wrong.

While the conversation on SXSW’s many stages has been dominated by politicians talking 2020, scooters have taken over just about everything else.

There are currently 8,403 electric scooters in Austin, according to city data. And while not all of them are in the streets and sidewalks immediately surrounding the convention center, you wouldn’t know it from walking around.  Read more…

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Author: Karissa Bell

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