Two Injured in Collision Involving Moped, VTA Bus
Sara Brown

Two visitors are recovering from injuries after a Wednesday evening head-on moped crash with a Vineyard Transit Authority bus in Oak Bluffs.

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Open for Business Again, Moped Dealer Reflects
Heather Hamacek
On Saturday morning, mopeds were once again available for rent in Oak Bluffs — the first day of being open since a dustup with the town over license renewals ended in a court win for the dealers last week.
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Selectmen Renew Licenses for Three Oak Bluffs Moped Dealers
Sara Brown

Mopeds will be available to rent again in Oak Bluffs this summer, perhaps as soon as this weekend, following a court order late last week clearing the way for three dealerships to receive licenses.

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Moped Dealers Prevail in Court, Cleared to Open
Sara Brown

A superior court judge cleared the way Friday for three Oak Bluffs moped dealerships to open for business, ordering the town to grant waivers to a test track requirement that has been a sticking point.

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Judge Hears Arguments as Moped Dealers Press for Relief
Sara Brown

The fate of summer moped rentals in Oak Bluffs remains in limbo after attorneys sparred Wednesday in court over whether town regulations amount to an effective ban on mopeds.

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Oak Bluffs Moped Dealers File Lawsuit Against Town
Sara Brown

Two moped dealers went to court against the town of Oak Bluffs Friday, seeking an immediate order compelling the town to renew their licenses for the summer season.

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Moped Licenses on Hold as Selectmen Deny Waivers for Test Track Requirement
Sara Brown

Oak Bluffs selectmen voted unanimously to turn down a request from moped rental companies for waivers to a requirement for on-site test tracks.

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Oak Bluffs Will Consider Home Rule Petition to Ban Moped Rentals
Alex Elvin

Following months of debate surrounding moped safety and regulation on the Island, the Oak Bluffs selectmen have agreed to consider a home rule petition to ban commercial moped rentals.

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Complaint Hearing Puts Moped Issue Center Stage in Oak Bluffs
Sara Brown
Oak Bluffs selectmen took a formal complaint about moped rental companies under advisement Tuesday.
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Hearing Scheduled for Oak Bluffs Moped Complaint
Sara Brown

As Oak Bluffs selectmen prepare to hold hearings to review licenses of three rental moped companies, their town counsel has advised that effectively banning moped rentals would violate state law.

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