Now, Mississauga residents, visitors and commuters can use their e-scooters to get to their destinations. The City of Mississauga has implemented an e-scooter pilot to regulate the personally-owned e-scooters currently being operated in Mississauga. As part of the pilot, the City has updated its Parks By-Law, Traffic By-Law and Transit By-Law to regulate where e-scooters can be operated in Mississauga.
What is an e-scooter?
An e-scooter is a two-wheeled device that the rider operates while standing. The devices are battery-operated and equipped with a hand brake, lights, bell and kickstand
Rules For Riders
- Riders mus be 16 years or older.
- Riders under the age of 18 must wear helmets; however, it is encouraged that all riders wear a helmet for their safety.
- Operated in standing position.
- Limit speed to 24 km/h.
Where to operate your e-scooter in Mississauga ?
Operate your e-scooter on:
- Public roadways in Mississauga with a posted speed limit of up to 50 km/h.
- Cycling infrastructure (i.e. multi-use trails along roadways and bike lanes).
Rules and Etiquette:
- Travel in the same direction as vehicle traffic.
- When on a road where no bike lane exists, travel in the shoulder or right side of the road.
- Signal your intention to turn using turn signal lights.
- Obey all traffic signals and signs.
- Always be aware of surrounding traffic, especially at intersections.
- Yield to pedestrians. Give a friendly warning before passing a pedestrian, cyclist or other trails users .
- Park your e-scooter out of the way of others, like by a bike rack.
- Do not carry passengers or tow push or pull another object
Do not operate your e-scooter on:
- Sidewalks, except for the purpose of directly crossing a sidewalk.
- Public roadways with a posted speed limit of more than 50 km/h.
- Trails within City parks.
- City-owned land not designated as public roadways (e.g. Transit terminals).
- The Mississauga Transitway.
Travelling on MiWay with your e-scooter
- E-scooters are allow on MiWay buses as long as there is space on the bus and the accessible seating area and aisles are not blocked.
- E-scooters are not allowed on the bus bike rack.
- Dismount from your e-scooter at transit terminals and stations.
- Turn off your e-scooter before boarding the bus.
- Similar to a skateboard, you are not allowed to ride an e-scooter while onboard the bus, but you may bring it along with you.
Share your experience
- Have thoughts on the use of e-scooters in Mississauga? Visit yoursay.mississauga.ca/escooter to share your experiences operating your e-scooter in Mississauga and interacting with others operating e-scooters in the city.
- Your feedback will inform whether e-scooter systems should become part of Mississauga’s greater transportation system in the future.