On the 7th June 2021 Transport for London launched a trial on the use of rental electric scooters across some parts of London.
E.g. in Ealing, Hammersmith and Fulham, Richmond, Kensington and Chelsea and Tower Hamlets (ride through only) and Canary Wharf.
The City of London and Westminster plan to join the trial on the 5th July 2021.
Camden Council is now consulting on taking part in this trial.
Service operators Dott, Lime and Tier.
The e-scooters would be unlocked through the operator’s app on the user’s mobile phone and would be required to be parked within a designated parking bay at the end of a journey.
They would be permitted on public highways in Camden and cycle lanes and will share cycle contraflow facilities.
They would not be permitted on pavements or any public pedestrian space.
Riders would need to be 18 years of age or over and have a full or provisional driving licence to rent an e-scooter
Speed would be limited to 12.5mph. GPS managed speeds..
They would be parked on street in assigned dockless hire parking bays, GPS enforcement of using bays