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More rules loom for electric scooters

UPDATED: New state laws will give local communities more rights to regulate the availability and use of electric scooters that have sparked chaos in...

New scooter rules raise questions

New traffic rules for electric scooters went into effect Tuesday. They set speed limits, ban passengers and restrict parking, but questions are already flying...

State finally cracks down on scooters

A majority in Parliament is ready to agree on a new law that will give local governments more power to regulate both the rental...

Work begins on new metro line

Construction crews began work Friday on the long-awaited rail line that will connect Oslo's popular metro service (T-bane) with Fornebu, site of Oslo's old...

State finally tries to rein in el-scooters

After nearly two years of urban chaos, Norway's transport ministry is finally proposing some new regulation of electric scooters that are loved by some...

Uber poised for comeback in Norway

Claiming "there's room for innovation in the Norwegian taxi market," the Nordic chief for controversial personal transport firm Uber is gearing up for a...

E18 highway victory sets off new fights

After decades of political quarreling, construction is finally cleared to start on expansion of the heavily trafficked E18 highway west of Oslo. A decision...

El-scooter operators vow to end chaos

Six operators of the highly controversial electric scooters in Oslo have promised to work together to address issues that have made the scooters a...

El-scooters overrun summer in the city

They seem to be everywhere again, rolling out of control in Norwegian cities and then literally being dumped on sidewalks, in parks and even...

Political quarrels stall highway project

Officials from the state, the city of Oslo and the huge new county of Viken have given up on any agreement over expansion and...

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