Francie Stefan

City of Santa Monica

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Mobility Manager for the City of Santa Monica

Francie Stefan on KCRW

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What we learned from “Flipping the Bird”

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Update: On Thursday, August 30th the City of Santa Monica announced its selection of not two but four e-scooter companies to participate in the City’s Shared Mobility Pilot Program:…

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**Following the airing of this program, the Santa Monica City Council approved a pilot program, due to begin   Sept. 17  , that caps the number of scooters allowed in the city.

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