Planes, trains* and scooters

Bob Covington on his XootrThe L.A. Times, in its Travel Briefcase column, offers this Tip of the week for harried travelers:

Getting around the airport can be tiring, time-consuming and stressful, particularly if you’ve got 20 minutes to make a connecting flight.

But Bob Covington, a mid-Wilshire resident who travels frequently as an event technology manager for photo agency Getty Images, has a solution: He glides from gate to gate on a fold-up kick scooter that he carries wherever he travels.

Apparently some airports prohibit riding skateboards and roller blades, but few have policies against kick scooters. *Speaking of trains, What about Grand Central Station and the like?


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