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
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