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Scooter owners rev up protest on parking

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Boston’s commissioner of transportation, Thomas J. Tinlin (reflected in the center of the mirror), spoke yesterday with scooter owners who were protesting outside the State House. Boston’s commissioner of transportation, Thomas J. Tinlin (reflected in the center of the mirror), spoke yesterday with scooter owners who were protesting outside the State House. (Wendy Maeda/Globe Staff)
By Peter DeMarco
Globe Correspondent / July 31, 2009

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If you went strictly by the numbers, yesterday’s scooter rallies at the State House and nearby Charles Street seemed a bit lackluster: about 30 scooters and mopeds in all, with fewer than 10 bikes taking metered spots from four-wheeled vehicles. (Full article: 650 words)

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