City seeks feedback on publicly available bike, e-bike and e-scooter system – City of Mississauga

Interested in e-scooter, e-bike and self-service bike services? Want to share your thoughts? Join the City of Mississauga for an online community meeting to learn more and provide feedback on the introduction of a system of publicly accessible bicycles, power-assisted e-bikes, and/or electric scooters. kick in our city.

the online community meeting will be on Tuesday, March 8 at 6:30 p.m. This is your chance to learn more about how various shared micro-mobility systems work, ask questions, and share feedback about the system you think will would best meet the needs of Mississauga.

You can also share comments via a online survey until Friday March 25.

Bicycles, pedal-assist e-bikes, and electric kick scooters are called micro-mobility devices and are transportation alternatives to vehicles. They are lightweight, low emissions and help connect residents and commuters to their destinations. Currently, shared micro-mobility systems are not permitted to operate in Mississauga.

Feedback from the online community meeting and survey will help determine how best to introduce a shared micro-mobility system in Mississauga. A recommendation will be presented to Council later this year.

What:

Community feedback on the introduction of a publicly accessible bicycle, e-bike and e-scooter system in Mississauga.

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WHO:

  • Mississauga Residents
  • Mississauga Business Owners
  • Individuals who own and operate an electric scooter in Mississauga
  • Cyclists who use Mississauga’s cycling infrastructure (e.g. multi-use trails, bike lanes)
  • Pedestrians using multi-use pathways in Mississauga
  • Drivers and commuters
  • Community groups, organizations, businesses and anyone interested in micro-mobility and shared micro-mobility systems

context
In February 2021, the City of Mississauga updated its Parks Bylaw, Transit Bylaw, and Traffic Bylaw as part of an interim e-scooter strategy to regulate where personal e-scooters could be used in Mississauga. Currently, personal electric scooters can be used on public roads with a posted speed limit of 50 km/h or less and on cycling infrastructure, including cycle paths and multi-use paths along roads.

The goal of the draft e-scooter strategy was to get community feedback on the use of e-scooters in the city, and for city staff to use that feedback to help determine if a system shared micro-mobility should be part of the Mississauga network. transportation system in the future. The City’s Transportation Master Plan recommends that a shared system of bicycles, e-Bikes or e-Scooters be created in Mississauga.

To visit yoursay.mississauga.ca/micro-mobility for more information, to register for the online community meeting and to take the survey.

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