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Can Bird Scooters And City Officials Find Common Ground?09:00
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A "nest" of Bird scooters on Mason Street in Cambridge, Mass. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)MoreCloseclosemore
A "nest" of Bird scooters on Mason Street in Cambridge, Mass. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)

The California-based company Bird launched its shareable, dockless scooters in Cambridge and Somerville — without notice or permission — last month, and has been ruffling feathers ever since.

But their model is unsettling with local leaders — both cities want the scooters off the streets, yet the scooters remain.

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Callum Borchers, WBUR Bostonomix reporter. He tweets @callumborchers.

This segment aired on August 9, 2018.

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