Was this widely publicized? I know I don't live in Atlanta, but I didn't see anything about it.
Gregory Peck and Audrey Hepburn on a scooter in 'Roman Holiday.'
From The Wall Street Journal:
In March, Atlanta held Scooter Commuter Day as part of a broad program to encourage people to commute on scooters. The goal, city officials said, was to cut fuel consumption while easing Atlanta's notorious traffic congestion.