FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
DDOT to Extend Permits for
2019 Dockless Scooter Operators
(Washington, DC) – Today, the District Department of Transportation (DDOT) announced that shared dockless scooter operators with a 2019 Public Right-of-Way Occupancy Permit will continue operations through Tuesday, March 31, 2020, to ensure continued access to shared mobility options for residents and visitors while DDOT considers appeals to the permit awards for the 2020 shared dockless vehicle program.
Dockless scooter companies operating during the extension period must adhere to the 2019 terms and conditions and existing fleet size minimums and maximums. The dockless bike operators permitted to operate in the 2020 program will begin operations on January 1, 2020, as planned.
Companies that applied and were not granted a permit to operate in the 2020 shared dockless vehicle program may request an appeal of DDOT’s evaluation of its application. DDOT will consider all valid appeals submitted in writing no later than January 2, 2020. DDOT will issue final decisions by Friday, February 28, 2020.
For more information about the shared dockless vehicle program, please click here.
The mission of the District Department of Transportation (DDOT) is to enhance the quality of life for District residents and visitors by ensuring that people, goods, and information move efficiently and safely with minimal adverse impact on residents and the environment.
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