Emily Shryock just wanted to get to work at her job in the disability services office of a local university near her Austin home. But by 9:05 a.m. on August 20, her path had been blocked three times by Bird Scooters — and she’d had enough.

Emily Shryock just wanted to get to work at her job in the disability services office of a local university near her Austin, Texas home. But by 9:05 a.m. on August 20, her path had been blocked three times by