Bikeshare and Scootershare saw 84 million trips in 2018, with 38.5 million of those trips from e-scooters. This growth has outpaced attempts by cities to manage and regulate this new shared mode.
In an effort to fill this gap, in September 2019 the National Association of City Transportation Officials (NACTO) released version 2 of their “Guidelines for Regulating Shared Micromobility”, an information brief that offers guidelines for cities to manage and regulate e-scooters that replaces the first version, released in July 2018. The authors break the chapters into two broad sections:
The document as a whole integrates into NACTO’s vision of complete streets that seeks to offer mobility choices on city streets.
Updated November 2019