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Micromobility could replace 51% of Chicago car trips: report

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The Chicago Council on Global Affairs said the city should embrace micromobility, not just e-scooters, as it considers 2020 scooter pilot guidelines. 

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Chicago should embrace micromobility, not just e-scooters. https://t.co/fAoPwPPDzI
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Micromobility could replace 51% of Chicago car trips: report

The Chicago Council on Global Affairs said the city should embrace micromobility, not just e-scooters, as it considers 2020 scooter pilot guidelines. 

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