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Decision details

Update on E-sooter Trials

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

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Purpose of the Report: To provide an update on the e-scooter trials since roll-out of a shared e-scooter rental scheme in mid-October 2020, and propose the introduction of shared e-bikes to this scheme.

What will the reports ask the Executive Member to do: To consider a report on the progress of the scheme roll out and whether or nor e-bikes can be added to the provision from the end of the January 2021.




                      i.         To expand the service area that e-scooters can be hired and used, including a phased increase in e-scooters up to 700. Introduce e-bikes as outlined in the body of the report. This would see implementation of e-bikes across the city using the same parking bays as currently used for e-scooters. The e-bikes would look to be introduced in Q1 of 2021.


Reason:     To continue the Department for Transport’s micro-mobility trial and develop more sustainable travel options in the city.  

Report author: Dave Atkinson

Publication date: 20/01/2021

Date of decision: 18/01/2021

Decided at meeting: 18/01/2021 - Decision Session - Executive Member for Transport

Effective from: 21/01/2021

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