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Friday December 9th

Traffic And Transportation


UNC junior Jonpaul Escobal rides his electric scooter down Pittsboro Street in Chapel Hill, N.C. on Friday, Sept. 9, 2022.

Column: Reflecting on the electric scooter epidemic

"Forget pedaling your bike or God forbid, walking, up and down campus’ various hills - scooting students are now flying up them at unreasonable speeds, the buzzing hum of each passing motor doubling as a mocking laugh that says to each on-foot observer, 'I can see your sweat through your shirt, come and join me.' This opinion writer is taking a stand — I will not come and join you!"

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