Disability org: Ban e-scooter parking blocking sidewalks

Several e-scooters are shown here parked on the sidewalk in downtown Portland.

A powerful advocacy group for disabled Oregonians hopes to press City Hall into banning parking electric scooters in the public right of way — also known as the middle of sidewalks.

In a Wednesday, March 6 letter to senior deputy city attorney Ken McGair, the nonprofit lists creating those regulations, as well as enforcement, hosting public forums and collecting parking violation data among their top priorities.