In Columbia, Missouri, residence of the College of Missouri, the Hen vendor has been ordered by elected officers to take away all of its scooters from town. Among the issues surrounding the scooters have been linked to MU college students abusing the two-wheel autos, comparable to making piles of them and blocking sidewalks.
Regardless of the issues, town of Columbia will name for proposals from Hen and different distributors to offer scooters when lessons resume.
KPD Capt. Mike Younger stated that Cochran and his firm haven’t triggered issues and have been straightforward to work with. Though Cochran is just not a licensed officer, his Nebraska Public Security Process Power operates a lot the identical as an official legislation enforcement company.
“KPD has been very useful and responsive,” Cochran stated about relations with Kearney’s police.
Cochran encourages the general public to contact Hen Scooters to report deserted scooters or different issues.
There presently are virtually 250 Hen Scooters in Kearney. Cochran stated about 50 of these shall be returned for repairs. Recharging the scooters takes a number of hours, however the cost lasts a number of days, Sterkel stated.
Though there have been hiccups with the launch of the ride-share enterprise, he stated he’s optimistic the general public will adapt and use the scooters in the way in which they’re meant.