SURVEY: Johnson City asks public to weigh in on e-scooters, e-bikes


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JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (WJHL) — The city of Johnson City wants to know if you would use e-bikes and e-scooters if they were available.

The city released a survey Thursday to the public via Facebook to gauge how frequently people would use these methods of transportation and what they would use them for.

The seven-question survey also allows people to voice any concerns they may have surrounding the e-scooters and e-bikes. 

The city had previously posted a social media poll, asking people if they were in favor of adding e-scooters and e-bikes to the area.

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In that poll, 64% of participants said they wanted the new transportation, while the remaining 36% were against adding them to the area.

Nashville and Knoxville have implemented similar programs, but Johnson City Mayor Jenny Brock has previously stated that her primary concern is the safety of riders and civilians if the methods of transportation are added.

To take the survey, click here.

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