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File #: 20-0407    Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 12/6/2019 In control: City Council Legislative Meeting
On agenda: 12/14/2019 Final action:
Title: Public Hearing, Second Reading, and Final Passage of a Phase II Dockless Mobility Pilot Program Draft Conditions for 2020. [ROLL-CALL VOTE]
Attachments: 1. 20-0372_Attachment 1 Summary of Changes, 2. 20-0372_Attachment 2 Ordinance Cover, 3. 20-0372_Attachment 3 Ordinance, 4. 20-0197_Attachment 4 - Ad Hoc Scooter Task Force Resolution, 5. 20-0372_Attachment 5_Evaluation Report, 6. 20-0372_Attachment 6_Summary of Local Jurisdictions, 7. 20-0372_Attachment 7_Letters, 8. 20-0372_Presentation_Dockless Mobility Pilot Slides, 9. 20-0372_Attachment 9 FAQ, 10. 20-0407_Updated Dockless Mobility Pilot Slides, 11. 20-0407_ DRAFT Phase 2 MOU-Updated 12-13-19, 12. 20-0407_After Items 2, 13. 20-0407_After Items
City of Alexandria, Virginia
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MEMORANDUM



DATE: DECEMBER 4, 2019

TO: THE HONORABLE MAYOR AND MEMBERS OF CITY COUNCIL

FROM: MARK B. JINKS, CITY MANAGER /s/

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Public Hearing, Second Reading, and Final Passage of a Phase II Dockless Mobility Pilot Program Draft Conditions for 2020. [ROLL-CALL VOTE]
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ISSUE: Public Hearing, Second Reading, and Final Passage of a Phase II Dockless Mobility Pilot Program for 2020.

RECOMMENDATION1: That City Council:

(1) Authorize a 12-month Phase II Dockless Mobility Pilot Program from January 1, 2020 to December 31, 2020, and authorize the City Manager to enter into Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with permitted dockless mobility operators to facilitate administration of the program consistent with the terms described herein (Attachment 1);

(2) Approve the proposed ordinance on first reading and schedule it for second reading, public hearing and final approval on December 14, 2019 (Attachment 3); and

(3) Adopt the attached resolution to establish an Ad Hoc Scooter Task Force (Attachment 4);

BACKGROUND: City Council approved the Dockless Mobility Pilot program in November 2018. The program officially started in January 2019 and permits were issued on a rolling basis with most operators obtaining permits and launching in April 2019. A total of seven companies obtained permits and deployed scooters. In August, the City Manager extended the pilot through the end of 2019 in order for staff to evaluate data and compile a comprehensive report and set of recommendations. In October 2019, staff presented a set of draft recommendations to City Council and the public in order to solicit input for incorporation into the Phase II Pilot recommendations.

The Phase I Pilot was a learning opportunity as new technology emerged, and the City adapted to changing conditions and lessons learned. The City also sought input f...

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