Multiple cities and transportation officials release best practices on how to regulate shared micromobility services.

Experience from National Association of City Transportation Officials (NACTO).


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This source report outlined experiences of cities and city transportation officials throughout the United States and focused primarily on dockless micromobility services operated by private providers. Example best practices are listed below:
  • Only allow permitted providers to operate micromobility fleets.
  • Require operators to carry appropriate insurance.
  • Require operators to hold, in escrow, funds to cover the cost of vehicle removal should the provider cease operations.
  • Reserve the right to regulate fleet size.
  • Reserve the right to remove and/or dispose of vehicles as necessary.
  • Require full maintenance checks of vehicles periodically.
  • Create corrals or designated parking areas for shared micromobility vehicles.

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NACTO Guidelines for Regulating Shared Micromobility

Published By: National Association of City Transportation Officials (NACTO)

Source Date: 09/01/2019

URL: https://nacto.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/NACTO_Shared_Micromobility_Guidelines_Web.pdf

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Lesson ID: 2020-00964