Connection to Other Government Goals:
1. Make transit and other sustainable modes of transportation the most attractive and prefered means of travel. 2. Enhance and expand use of the city's sustainable modes of transportation 3. Improve the quality of life and environment in region. 4. Guide emerging mobility services so they are consistent with sustainable transportation principles.
Safe Infrastructure Requirements:
Permittee pays $150 to SFMTA to cover procurement and installation of one standard SFMTA bicycle rack for every two Powered Shared Scooters permitted
Government Parking Requirement:
- Landscaping / parkway / furniture zone
- Public bicycle rack / corral
Parking permitted: on the area of the sidewalk closest to the curb or in specially-designated areas, such as bike racks. Scooters parked along the curb should be in line with and between fixed objects (trees, trash cans, bike racks, newspaper racks, etc.).
Required: enough space for other sidewalk users; scooters parked upright;
Prohibited: parking at corners, on or in front of curb ramps, crosswalks, or anywhere two pedestrian paths of travel intersect; parking on narrow sidewalks that are less than 9 feet wide (approximately three times the length of one scooter); parking against building facades; obstructing access to bus stops or areas where riders wait or get on/off the bus; loading zones marked by a yellow or white curb; or blue accessible parking spaces; obstructing access to fire hydrants or other fire hose access points, emergency exits, or utility boxes; parking in front of doors, driveways, ramps, stairs, handrails, blocking access to vehicle or bike lanes, near door entry systems, or other access points; parking in front of, on top of, or attached to sidewalk amenities and landscaping, such as seating areas, kiosks, ATMs, mailboxes, news racks, trash receptacles, benches, parklets, and planted areas or features, such as tree wells or planting strips.
- Low income - individuals
- Mobile technology
- Community engagement (number of events, attendance, street team, etc.)
Required: offer low-income customer plan that waives any applicable scooter deposit and offers a minimum 50% discount off rental fees, or a plan that offers unlimited trips under 30 minutes, to any customer with an income level at or below 200% of the federal poverty guidelines. Goal: one low-income plan member for every five scooters authorized under this Permit. Calfresh, PG&E Care and Muni Lifeline eligibility are acceptable income verification proxies for low-income memberships.
Mobile apps and other customer interface technology must be fully accessible to persons with disabilities and accessible to screen readers, and must comply with Section 508 of the United States Workforce Rehabilitation Act of 1973.
Adaptive Scooter Plan: Permittee shall provide the SFMTA with an Adaptive Scooter Pilot Plan that describes Permittee's commitment to piloting Adaptive Scooters during the permit period, details Operator’s plans to deploy Adaptive Scooters to increase accessible travel options, and provides details on how the design of the device was developed. Permittee shall demonstrate how input/feedback from people with disabilities was incorporated into this plan.