Are electric scooters legal in Ottawa?

It’s official: effective January 1st, 2020, Ontario’s government has introduced a pilot program allowing the use of electric scootersOntario joins Alberta and Quebec amongst the ever-growing number of Canadian provinces allowing escooters on their streets.

Privately owned e-scooters have been allowed in Ottawa since the Electric Kick Scooter By-law came into effect on Monday, June 29. … Shared e-scooters must be equipped with a bell, brakes and lights, and are for one rider who is 18 years or older.

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