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Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez signs Executive Order prohibiting use of commercial mopeds and scooters

New restrictions ensure COVID-19 will not be transmitted by common-use micro-ability devices

MIAMI ( March 18, 2020 )

Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez has signed an executive order prohibiting the use of all common-use mopeds, scooters and micro-mobility devices. This order goes into effect at 6 p.m. Wednesday, March 18, 2020.

This emergency order also includes motorized bicycles and other devices available at public docking stations for private use by reservation through online applications, websites or software for point-to-point trips.

This order does not prohibit the use of any moped, motorized scooter, motorized bicycle, regular bicycle or other micro-mobility device that is individually owned and used.

This order also prohibits individuals from allowing any common use of their individual micro-ability devices on any public road or sidewalk within Miami-Dade County.

The provisions of this order serve as minimum standards. Municipalities may impose more stringent standards within their jurisdictions.

This executive order will help reduce the spread of COVID-19 on frequently touched surfaces.

Mayor Gimenez urges everyone to follow recommendations from the Florida Department of Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to reduce the transmission of this virus.

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