South Somerset District Council is pleased to invite bidders to take part in an exciting opportunity to run an e-scooter trial within South Somerset. This e-scooter trial represents an opportunity to understand the potential role of e-scooters in the mobility ecosystem of the area. . As part of a green and healthy recovery from COVID 19, the Secretary of State for Transport announced the acceleration of e-Scooter trials for 2020. The Department for Transport (DfT) issued further guidance for undertaking e-scooter trials on the 30 June 2020 and this guidance and any subsequent national guidance and/or legislation will also directly inform the design, implementation and operation of the trial. Please see the below link to DfT legislation and e-Scooter guidance: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/e-scooter-trials-guidance-for-local-areas-and-rental-operators/
The Council Office
Published: 13 Aug 2020, Receipt by: 24 Aug 2020
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