- On public roadways with a speed limit of 50 km/h or less
- On cycling infrastructure, including multi-use trails along roadways and bike lanes
- On sidewalks, except for when directly crossing a sidewalk
- On a roadway with a posted speed limit of more than 50 km/h
- On trails within Mississauga parks
- On City-owned land not designated as public roadways (e.g. Transit terminals)
- A shared system of e-scooters does not currently exist in Mississauga.
- The City updated its Parks, Transit and Traffic by-laws in response to those who operate their own e-scooters in Mississauga.
What does micro-mobility mean?
Micro-mobility refers to small, lightweight vehicles that typically operate below 25 km/h.
Examples include bikes, electric bikes (e-bikes) and electric scooters (e-scooters).
These vehicles/devices are used by one user/rider at a time.
These devices are convenient for traveling short distances.
What is an e-scooter?
An e-scooter is a two-wheeled device that the rider operates while standing.
E-scooters are battery operated and are equipped with a hand brake, lights, bell and kick-stand.
What is the purpose of the City’s e-scooter pilot?
The City has implemented an e-scooter pilot in response to the presence of personally-owned e-scooters currently being operated in the city.
The pilot will create opportunities for Mississauga residents to share their feedback on their experiences operating their e-scooters in the manner set out by the by-laws and their experiences interacting with others operating e-scooters.
This feedback will help the City determine whether a program of shared e-bikes or e-scooters would work in Mississauga.
Are e-scooters allowed to be used in Mississauga?
Personally-owned e-scooters can be operated in Mississauga in the manner set out by the City’s Parks By-law, Transit By-law and Traffic By-law.
In January, 2020, the Province of Ontario launched a five-year e-scooter pilot program that allows for the operation of e-scooters, so long as the municipality opts in by amending or adopting their by-laws to regulate their use.
On February 17, 2021, the City of Mississauga updated its by-laws to regulate the use of personally-owned e-scooters in Mississauga.
Who is allowed to operate an e-scooter in Mississauga?
To operate an e-scooter in Mississauga you must be at least 16 years old.
Do I need to wear a helmet when operating an e-scooter?
In Mississauga, helmets must be worn by riders under the age of 18.
Where can e-scooters be operated in Mississauga?
As per the City of Mississauga’s by-laws, personally-owned e-scooters can be operated:
Where am I not allowed to operate an e-scooter in Mississauga?
As per the City of Mississauga’s by-laws, personally-owned e-scooters cannot be operated:
Does a shared system of e-scooters currently exist in Mississauga?