Mobility Permit Harmonization
Over the past several years, a variety of new mobility services; such as electric scooters and mopeds, bike share and ride hailing; have been introduced to our city streets.
The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) has an obligation to ensure that new mobility services are safe and appropriate to operate in San Francisco. To achieve this, the SFMTA is developing a plan to require that all new mobility service operators that are under its jurisdiction obtain permission before launching service.
While we can’t predict future innovations, we are trying to be proactive by setting clear rules about how these mobility services can operate in our city. We are calling this effort “Mobility Permit Harmonization” and it is designed to unify and streamline the range of mobility permit programs that are within SFMTA’s jurisdiction.
Mobility Permit Harmonization Feedback
We are currently gathering public feedback to establish the guidelines for how future transportation device services can operate in San Francisco. Please use the Regulated and Emerging Mobility Comments online form, at the bottom of this page, using “Service Type” and select “Mobility Permit Harmonization”
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