Transport and Covid-19: responses and resources

Micromobility, Equity and Sustainability

Policy Insights

  • Base regulation on sustainable urban mobility policy objectives.
  • Consult micromobility companies on public policy issues early and often to avoid distorting regulations.
  • Apply outcome-based regulations linked to specific performance criteria.
  • Ensure limits on market access allow competition; avoid static caps on shared micromobility vehicle fleets.
  • Limit data-reporting requirements to information used for mobility planning.
  • Set regulatory fees in light of the potential value of micromobility for sustainable mobility and the uncertain viability of business models.
  • Support equitable and affordable micromobility services.
  • Follow the principle of mode-neutrality when developping an urban transport system.
  • Reallocate road and parking space to micromobility users, cyclists and pedestrians.
  • Address motor vehicle speeds when regulating micromobility speed.
  • Apply coherent regulation that treats micromobility operators equally.
  • Adopt a permissive and adaptive regulatory approach to micromobility.

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