The transportation sector is ever evolving and now includes shared mobility. Shared mobility services in Memphis are primarily bike and e-scooter sharing companies which grant access to their devices by smartphone application. These innovations now allow Memphians greater flexibility when traveling within our city. The City of Memphis permits and regulates operators through the shared mobility program, which is managed by the staff of the Bikeway and Pedestrian Program. This includes where these devices should be deployed, fleet size, and slow zones. For users, make sure that you obey the laws of the road, and it operate them in a safe manner. If there is a problem with the device or account, please contact the respective company, for other issues, please contact the Bikeway and Pedestrian Program.
Roadway Etiquettee & Tips
- Ride on the street – in a bike lane if available – not the sidewalk.
- Don’t make others guess. Ride predictably.
- Yield to pedestrians.
- Wear a helmet.
- Cross trolley tracks at a T, not a V.
- Park respectfully.
- Make sure your device locks
- If there is a problem with the device or account, please contact the respective company.
Information For Operators
- The City of Memphis has an annual applications for new and renewal permits for shared mobility providers. The competitive application and renewal process is in the spring. For more information please contact the Bikeway and Pedestrian Program.
- You can find more information on rules and regulations by reading the City of Memphis’ Shared Mobility Operating Regulations.