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.