The transportation and mobility sector is changing rapidly in Victoria and in cities across Canada. New and innovative technologies are introducing many new ways for residents to get around. The City looks forward to welcoming these innovations and will introduce regulations to guide operations in the City of Victoria.

What is micro-mobility?

Micro-mobility devices are zero-emissions motorized personal mobility devices that typically transport one person. These devices can be owned by individuals or accessed through rental/share service providers. Examples of micro-mobility devices include: electric kick scooters, electric hoverboards, and electric unicycles.

Electric kick scooter

Electric hoverboard

Electric unicycle

Micro-mobility devices in Victoria

Micro-mobility devices are not currently legal under the BC Motor Vehicle Act. The City of Victoria is exploring a future pilot project in 2021 with neighbouring municipalities to allow use of some of these devices on the road. Stay tuned for more information.