What is the minimum age to ride an e-scooter?

    The provincial regulations require that e-scooter riders be a minimum age of 16 years old. 

    Is a helmet required to ride an e-scooter?

    Yes, it is a provincial requirement that e-scooter riders wear a helmet. 

    How much will it cost to ride a shared e-scooter?

    Costs to rent a shared e-scooter will be determined by the vendor(s) through the public procurement process. Stay tuned for more information! 

    What is the cost of the shared e-scooter program to the City?

    A shared e-scooter program is intended to be cost neutral for the City.

    Where do I park my e-scooter?

    E-scooters must park in one of the following areas: 

    • In an approved designated parking area
    • In legal vehicle parking areas where there is no time restrictions or parking meters present

    Please park an e-scooter in a manner that does not create a hazard or obstruction to pedestrians or traffic.

    Do not park your e-scooters:

    • Within a pay parking, loading zone, or time restricted stall unless marked as a designated e-scooter parking area 
    • Within a driving lane
    • On a pathway, or within 1.0 m of a pathway 
    • Within shrub beds or 0.5 metres of a tree 
    • Within 2.0 metres of a fire hydrant or curb crossing 
    • Directly on furniture (such as benches, garbage cans, flowerpots) located on the street, sidewalk, or pathway

    How will non-compliant e-scooter use be enforced?

    In addition with to the Traffic Bylaw, e-scooters must comply with the provincial  Traffic Safety Act, and The Limited Speed Motor Vehicle Regulations. Violations can be enforced by Regina Police Service.  

    Why are e-scooters not allowed on sidewalks?

    Sidewalk riding is prohibited to ensure safety and minimal impacts to pedestrians, accessibility users or other vulnerable people using sidewalks.


    Can you double ride on a e-scooter?

    No, the provincial regulations only allow for one person to ride an e-scooter at a time.

    What are the environmental benefits of using e-scooters?

    • E-scooters have no emissions during their use and provide the opportunity for users to exploran alternative to passenger vehicles.   

    • E-scooters support the vital first/last mile trip for public transit. 

    Where can I ride my scooter?

    • Park Pathways and Multiuse Pathways at a maximum speed limit of 15 km/h 
    • Roads with a speed limit of 50 km/h or less 
    • Designated bike lanes* 

    *Note: E-Scooters must remain within a bike lane if one is present on the road they are travelling on. 

    E-scooters cannot operate on: 

    • Roads with a speed limit over 50 km/h, unless there is a designated bike lane that the operator must remain in  
    • Sidewalks  

    Where are slow down areas?

    E-scooters must operate at a maximum speed limit of 15 km/h in slow down areas, which include: 

    • Park pathways; 
    • Multiuse pathways;  
    • Pat Fiacco Plaza; 
    • Frederick W. Hill Mall (Scarth Street)  
    • any other areas as determined by the City