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You can find several path maps on the Maps page of the Bicycling in Wichita section of this website.
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Many of the electric assisted scooters (e-scooters) are owned and operated by private companies, which are offering them as part of shared scooter programs. Some of the scooters may be privately owned. Be sure to check out the Scooters page for a listing of scooter vendors with agreements to operate shared scooter programs in the City of Wichita.
E-scooter users who are part of sharing systems are allowed to ride on City streets and paths, not on sidewalks.
Yes, e-scooter users operating scooter share system scooters are required to follow the rules of the road. Per the City of Wichita Municipal Code, e-scooter users are required to:
For more information, please check out the City of Wichita Municipal Code Section 9.3.010 (PDF).
Scooters may be parked along streets in the amenity zone on/adjacent to sidewalks, so long as they do not block pedestrian travel and/or present a traffic hazard. Scooters cannot block transit zones, loading zones, curb ramps, disabled parking zones, parking spaces, and entrances to driveways.
No, the regulations do not apply to scooters owned by individuals. They only apply to scooters provided as part of sharing programs.
Users need to be 18 years of age or older.
The scooter-sharing systems are operated by private companies. They are permitted to use the City right-of-way through the pilot operating agreement. Per the agreement - the companies have responsibilities for the equipment, education of riders, contact information/support, promoting the use of helmets, operating hours, rebalancing, responding to reports of incorrectly parked scooters, sharing data, and more.
As of July 2019, the fines have been set at $91.50 per citation, which is similar to bicycle citations.