Decision details

Micromobility trial update

Decision Maker: Decision Session - Executive Member for Transport, Executive Member for Transport

Decision status: Decision Made

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Purpose of Report:  The report will update the Executive Member on the Department for Transport (DfT) micromobility (escooters and ebikes) trial. This will include the outcomes to date on the trial, an update on the Department for Transport position on the trials and will put forward some options in terms on how the trial will be taken forward when the current arrangement ends in the autumn.

The Executive Member will be asked to note progress of the trial to date and will be asked to consider options and approve an approach to be taken forward after the current trial ends in the autumn.




                      i.         Agreed to continue with the e-scooter and e-bike trial in line with the Department for Transport (“DfT”) guidance in York until 31st May 2024 and continue contribution of officer time in kind and to delegate authority to the Director of Environment, Transport and Planning in consultation with the Director of Governance and the Chief Finance Officer to explore and extend the current arrangements for the existing operator, if viable. If market engagement and re-procurement is required, a further paper will be brought to a future Executive Member Decision Session to approve arrangements;


Reason:     To further explore environmental and carbon reduction benefits ofshared asset schemes and zero emission micromobility (e-bikes and e-scooters);

Report author: Dave Atkinson

Publication date: 19/07/2022

Date of decision: 19/07/2022

Decided at meeting: 19/07/2022 - Decision Session - Executive Member for Transport

Effective from: 22/07/2022

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