The maximum motor assisted speed of all Shared Scooters must be limited by their Permittees to 15 mphOperating Area Types:
Operating area: 133 mi2
Prohibited: fastened in any way to street furniture, public art, light, signal, utility pole or street trees; Scooters parked within the Right-of-Way located in groupings with a combined length of greater than 10 feet, immediately abutting one another. At least 20 feet must be left clear of Shared Scooters between groupings of Shared Scooters along the same block face.
Maximum fleet permitted per provider: 1,250
For the duration of the Pilot Period, the Director of PBOT may issue multiple, independent permits for an initial allotment of 250-1,250 Shared Scooters per Permittee.
Minimum Operating Requirements:
|Per Vehicle||USD$ 80||Annually|
A. The Applicant must pay an application fee of $500.00. B. The Permittee must pay a Pilot Period Permit Fee of $80 per scooter for the initial Allotment. If a Permittee’s Allotment increases during the Pilot Period, the Permittee must pay $20 per quarter for the increased Allotment. C. The Permittee must pay a Street Use Surcharge of $0.25 for each booked trip.
D. The Permittee must pay a Right-of-Way Use Surcharge per Available Shared Scooter per day. The fee amount will be differentiated by the Pattern Area in which the Shared Scooter is Available. If a Shared Scooter is at any point Available in the Central City, the Right-ofWay Fee will be $0.20 per scooter per day. If a Shared Scooter is not Available in the Central City but is at any point Available in the Inner Neighborhoods, Western Neighborhoods or Rivers Pattern Areas, the Right-of-Way Fee will be $0.10 per scooter per day. If a Shared Scooter is only Available in East Neighborhoods Pattern Area, the Right-of-Way Fee will be $0.05.
Payment Method Requirements:
Low-Income Pricing Plan required
Connection to Other Government Goals:
Permittees are required to met the City of Portland’s 2035 Comprehensive Plan Policy Goals. Shared Scooters should contribute to Portland Bureau of Transportation goals, including:
1. Increase the share of trips made using active and low-carbon transportation modes;
2. Prevent fatalities and serious injuries;
3. Improve pedestrian safety, accessibility, and convenience for people of all ages
4. Provide equitable transportation services; and
5. Reduce air pollution, including climate pollution.
Safe Infrastructure Requirements:
Portland has created a New Mobility Account for all shared scooter fees, surcharges and penalties that shall be used by the Portland Bureau of Transportation for administration, enforcement, evaluation, safe travel infrastructure, and expanded and affordable access. Portland's Shared Electric Scooters Permit.
Each day by 8a.m. make available in the Eastern Neighborhoods, as defined by the City of Portland’s 2035 Comprehensive Plan, a minimum of 15% of the Permittee’s scooters.
1. If a Shared Scooter is at any point available in the Central City, the Right-of-Way Fee will be $0.20 per scooter per day.
2. If a Shared Scooter is not Available in the Central City but is at any point Available in the Inner Neighborhoods, Western Neighborhoods or Rivers Pattern Areas, the Right-of-Way Fee will be $0.10 per scooter per day.
3. If a Shared Scooter is only Available in East Neighborhoods Pattern Area, the Right-of-Way Fee will be $0.05 per scooter per day.
Applicant must submit, and PBOT approve, a communication and outreach plan for the purpose of informing its customers of applicable legal requirements governing Shared Scooters, including applicable helmet requirements, prohibitions on traveling on sidewalks and in Portland parks, and parking or leaving Shared Scooters in a manner that impedes pedestrian or vehicular traffic
Data Specification Requirements:
GPS Required? Yes
Required: City or a City-identified third-party researcher or contractor access to data MDS; maintain publicly available APIs in city MDS; provide the City with anonymized data regarding Chargers and Users at monthly intervals; provide the City with anonymized data regarding Users and non-Users / public reports at monthly intervals
Public data reporting URL: See data reporting website