Bicycles, E-bikes, and E-scooter Sharing Regulations, Boise, Idaho, 2017

  • Date Enacted: Dec 15, 2017
  • Dates given are approximate.

Summary

The Boise shared mobility ordinances encompass bikesharing, e-bike sharing, and e-scooter sharing networks, under the bicycle-sharing ordinance. The ordinance includes regulations on fleet size, geo-fencing and rebalancing, insurance, etc.

The state of Idaho (under City Code 5-11) has extensive regulations that permit operation of bicycles in a variety of contexts, including on sidewalks.

The City of Boise is perhaps more notable in that it allows ADA accessibility to wheelchair users and accessible e-bikes to the city’s off-road/single track trail system.

Updated October 2018

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