An Atlas of E-Scooter Policies

Introducing the Micromobility Policy Atlas.

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December 2, 2020, 6:00 AM PST

By James Brasuell @CasualBrasuell


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The Shared-Use Mobility Center has launched a Micromobility Policy Atlas that classifies shared bike, e-bike, and scooter policies around the world, classifying such policies according to a dozen areas of regulation and management.

The interactive atlas map allows users to search and refine by mode, country, policy type, year, or just by exploring the map.

"Developed through a collaboration between SUMC, the New Urban Mobility alliance, and the WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities, the Atlas provides an open data cross-section of shared micromobility policy that will be continually expanded to reflect evolving regulatory approaches," according to the atlas webpage.

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