Scooter data

You can view the Minneapolis scooter data.

Yearly scooter data

2021 Scooter program details

To prepare for the 2021 season, we created new compliance tracking tools. We use these tools to track the equity distribution requirements and 311 complaints.

See the equity distribution requirements

2021 Scooter compliance dashboard

In 2021, we collected feedback on the future of shared mobility in the city.

2020 Scooter program details

From July to November of 2020, the City of Minneapolis ran a scooter pilot. We used up to 2,500 shared scooters throughout Minneapolis. The COVID-19 pandemic had big impacts on scooter share ridership in the city. The program did not start until July, shortening the data collection period.

Ridership statistics

  • Using 2018 as a baseline, the City saw a 361% increase in ridership from 2018 to 2019.
  • There was a 86% reduction in ridership from 2019 to 2020.
  • 2020 ridership was only 36% lower than 2018 ridership.

2020 Ridership and Covid-19

There was a big loss in daily daytime commuter users due to:

  1. the shift to working from home
  2. stay at home orders
  3. public health concerns from users
  • 52% of scooter user survey respondents reported they were not commuting to work.
    40% of respondents reported that COVID-19 had no impact on their scooter usage while 30% indicated they used scooters less often.
  • Since Minneapolis usually sees a higher percentage of rides during the week than other cities due to more commute versus recreational trips Minneapolis saw higher losses than some cities (Science Direct).
  • As more trips became recreational, the length of the trips increased
    • 2019- 1.1 miles/ride and 13.13 minutes/ride
    • 2020- 2.24 miles/ride and 19.98 minutes/ride
  • The percentage of trips starting or ending in ACP50 areas remained flat despite the ridership loss. Equity distribution requirements and placing Mobility Hubs in those neighborhoods aided in this.

During the pilot, we collected data to analyze scooter use.

This data includes

  • number of trips taken
  • length of trips (distance and time)
  • start and end points of trips

View this data

View our Open Data Portal

2019 Scooter pilot details

From May to November of 2019, the City of Minneapolis ran a scooter pilot. We used up to 2,500 shared scooters throughout Minneapolis. Over 150,000 people took over 1 million trips during the pilot period.

During the pilot, we collected data to analyze scooter use.

This data includes

  • number of trips taken
  • length of trips (distance and time)
  • start and end points of trips

View this data

View our Open Data Portal

Learn more about how the City handles and protects this data

See the mobility data methodology and analysis

2018 Scooter pilot details

From July to November of 2018, the City of Minneapolis created a scooter pilot. We used 400 shared scooters throughout Minneapolis. We required scooter providers to sign a license agreement. The agreement established standard data sharing and privacy requirements. People took over 200K trips during the pilot period.

Scooter compliance dashboard

You can see where people have reported scooter issues and if the program is in compliance.

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