E-scooter ban puts Singapore in a slow lane

Beginning January 1, Singapore will enforce a “zero-tolerance” ban on the use of personal mobility devices (PMDs) such as electric scooters, or “e-scooters”, on pedestrian footpaths. The urbanized city-state had been actively fine-tuning regulations on the usage and safety of the widely popular devices, but in a surprise policy U-turn ordered an immediate sidewalk ban […]