Brooklyn activist slams city’s hoverboard ban as a tax on the poor Brooklyn Reader December 2, 2015 December 2, 2015, 6:33 am Councilman Andy King’s proposed legislation would allow hoverboards on the city’s sidewalks, playgrounds and parks, but ban them on streets and in bike lanes. A Brooklyn community activist is not on board with the city’s ban on hoverboards. Backers of the ubiquitous two-wheeled gadgets will march and ride in front […] Click here to view original web page at www.nydailynews.com Want to write for us? We're looking for interns and experienced writers! Go here for more information.