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Helmets optional: US e-scooter rentals to roll into Japan

Bird Rides to conduct trials under a deregulatory program for new businesses

A Bird Rides scooter zips along a test track in Tachikawa, near central Tokyo. (Photo by Tadayoshi Ichimaru)

TOKYO -- The sidewalks around Tokyo's suburbs are about to get a bit more zippy.

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