Santa Monica is planning modifying its shared micro-mobility pilot in 2020. The initial year has yielded plenty of data on how e-scooters are working
With free rides and $1.75 million Metro subsidy the pilot is serves about a third of the ridership a low-performing bus route. Per ride cost is well over $20.
For 2028 Olympics project acceleration to foster equity, don't speed up highway projects. Instead focus on improving the bus system.