Micromobility Reduces Congestion & Helps Local Economies
Effective January 1, 2020, the Province of Ontario rolled out an e-Scooter pilot program, encouraging municipalities to explore the use of this form of micromobility to help people get around.
By offering more transportation choices, residents have the option to choose commuting methods that help:Reduce congestion, pollution, and emissionsEfficiently connect to transit hubsStimulate economic growth
For All Those Commutes & Errands
e-Scooters can help commuters reach transit connections and nearby destinations quicker, while also reducing congestion and emissions.
Your municipality could be next in carrying out efforts in adapting or providing the right infrastructure to support the use of e-Scooters.
Boost Local Tourism And Economy
e-Scooters and e-bikes allow for a fun and effective way to sightsee, and spend more time exploring local area businesses.
A recent study even illustrates an increase in economic activity, in the food and beverage industries, as a result of shared e-Scooter programs.
Travel and commuting via micro-mobility facilitates a pace that incentivizes visitors and residents to become better acquainted and discover their city.
As municipalities continue to look into post-pandemic recovery, there are options and opportunities to spur economic activity. By providing energy-efficient and affordable transportation options to residents, such as e-Scooters, this can help local businesses recover and prosper.