20 mphOperating Area Types:
Operating area: 8 mi2Areas Where Operation is Prohibited:
Devices must not be deployed within: Ocean Front Walk, the beach or beach bike-path, beach parking lots, Third Street Promenade, the Pier or Pier Bridge, public parks, and the waiting, loading and unloading areas of transit stop. Devices must not be deployed on sidewalks or streets with more than a 5% grade incline.
ISO 4210, National Standard, State StandardDevices deployed in the City must meet the definition outlined in the International Standardization Organization (ISO) 43.150 - Cycles, as well as the standards outlined in 15 USC Section 2085, 7 and Code of Federal Regulations Title 16, Chapter II, Subchapter C, Part 1512 - Requirements for Bicycles. In addition, all bicycles shall meet the standards established in CVC section 21201, including for lighting during operation in darkness. Electric-assist bicycles shall be "Class 1" or "Class 2" electric bicycles only, as defined in California Vehicle Code (CVC) Section 312.5.
Maximum fleet permitted within jurisdiction: 1,000
Maximum fleet permitted per provider: 500
The total number of Devices permitted to operate may adjust every two weeks to allow Operators to increase the size of their fleets.
|Per Vehicle||ARS$ 130 (USD$ 1)||Annually|
|Operating Permit||ARS$ 20,000 (USD$ 123)||Annually|
No application fee. Operator Fee for participation in the Program of $20,000 per year, as well as a Per Device Fee of $130 per year for each of its shared mobility devices. Plus a daily PROW use fee of $1/device/day, which will be billed monthly at the beginning of the month.
Payment Method Requirements:
Required: establish and promote low-income qualified rates, and provide a system for user sign up and payment that enables easy use of the reduced rates. Preferred: Operators offer a means of accessing devices that do not require the use of a smartphone and/or access to a credit or debit card.
Required: establish and promote low-income qualified rates, and provide a system for user sign up and payment that enables easy use of the reduced rates.
Connection to Other Government Goals:
Program goals reflective of the City’s broader sustainability, safety, and mobility objectives: diversify mobility options; protect public health and safety; reduce sidewalk, pathway and ADA blockages; reduce emissions from short trips and provide connections to transit
Safe Infrastructure Requirements:
The City will provide a map of designated drop zone locations to the Operators, which they must include in their mobile apps.
Prohibited: Parking a device blocking sidewalks, curb ramps, ADA access, doorways, and the congested areas like the beach bike path.
Required: establish and promote low-income qualified rates, and provide a system for user sign up and payment that enables easy use of the reduced rates. Preferred: offer incentives such as education, outreach and payment plans for low-income or other disadvantaged users; offer a means of accessing devices that do not require the use of a smartphone and/or access to a credit or debit card.
Required: provide customer service enabling members of the public to ask questions, report damaged devices or improper parking, request refunds, or otherwise receive support; vehicles to prominently display customer service contact information on the device including but not limited to telephone number, email address, and website location. Preferred: service in multiple languages, especially Spanish.
Data Specification Requirements:
GPS Required? Yes
Required: weekly anonymized data reports to the City for the following municipal-level data:
(a) Total users in system by month
(b) Trip number by day, week and month
(c) Detailed, aggregate trip origin/destination information
(d) Trip length and time
(e) Hourly fleet utilization with trip origin or destination in city and within the Downtown area
(f) Hourly device quantities within city and within the Downtown area
Public data reporting:
Preferred: Publicly accessible API