Scooters will be able to travel up to 20km/h. E-scooters can travel along bike lanes, shared pathways, and roads with a speed limit of 50km/h or less.Operating Area Types:
Privately owned e-scooters are not allowed on bike lanes, SUPs and roads. Provincial rules stipulate only e-scooters operated by share services are allowed. The bike racks on buses are not designed to carry e-scooters. You may walk your e-scooter through LRT stations and onto trains outside peak hours Monday to Friday (7:30-9am and 4-5:30pm) and on weekends or holidays. Please note the meter on the e-scooter will continue to run while riding the LRT.
Bikes and e-scooters may be parked on sidewalks, parking lanes (except E-Park zones), and on parkland, however it’s important to ensure they are not blocking doors, or travel along sidewalks and paths.
The following restrictions apply:
Park in an upright position, with all wheels touching the ground.
When parking on a sidewalk, you must be at least 0.5m from a curb and there must be a 1.8m clearance for people to walk along the sidewalk.
When parking on parkland, do not park within a metre of a shared pathway or trail.
When parking at a Transit Centre or Community and Recreation Facility, only park in areas designated for bike parking without obstructing other bikes or the bike racks; do not park in the car stalls. When sidewalks are less than 1.8 metres in width or in neighbourhoods with rolled curbs, you may park in the parking lane rather than on the sidewalk, provided it is within one vehicle width of the curb and not within the following restricted parking zones: E-Park zone, No parking zone, No stopping zone, Disabled parking zone, Loading zone.
Parking prohibited: in an area which will block people walking, biking or driving Block doors, emergency exits, handrails, bus benches or bus shelters; in a bike lane, shared pathway, alley or loading zone; on a bridge or in a median island; inside a Transit Centre or Community and Recreation Facility, on an LRT platform, or take it onto a bus; within:1.5 metres of benches, E-Park pay stations, transit signs, call boxes, crosswalk buttons, utility box or poles; Five metres of a fire hydrant or fire department connection; One metre of a shrub bed, tree, or naturally occurring vegetation other than grass.
State Standard“electric scooter”: a scooter equipped with an electric motor authorized by the Highway Safety Code (CQLR, chapter C-24.2), namely by ministerial decree;
Trip fees may vary between vendors.
The operator must inform customers how to park vehicles. The operator must provide service in French and make a mobile application available in French. The mobile application must also be able to locate vehicles.
Data Specification Requirements:
GPS Required? Yes
Required data shared: parking issues, known collisions, accidents, or injuries, and complaints regarding the vehicles to the City.
Public data reporting:
Edmonton Open Data Portal: Scooter Share
Public data reporting URL: See data reporting website