When Asheville City Council members passed an ordinance outlawing electric scooters on city streets, they made it clear the move was temporary.
Is it a likely option? Probably not, but they're weighing it, nonetheless.
One new big ticket item of spending: some $780,000 for a second set of turnout gear for Asheville firefighters.
The road project, which will cost about of three quarters of a billion dollars, is set to start right-of-way acquisition in 2019.
Asheville City Council also heard an update about the long-awaited I-26 Connector project, and more.