Ankeny City Council adopted rules and regulations that allow for the private use of electric scooters and personal transportation devices on bicycle and trail paths in the City.
Electric scooters and personal transportation devices must operate using the following guidelines:
- Ride only on paved bicycle paths and trails that are at least eight feet wide
- Obey traffic signals and yield to pedestrians and cyclists
- Ride at a safe speed and keep a safe distance from others
- Park in designated areas, do not block sidewalks or entrances
View the city ordinance for full details and definitions.
The rules above and detailed in the city ordinance apply to personal electric scooters and personal transportation devices that are owned by individuals. Private companies that offer rental services are not included in this policy and not allowed to operate in city limits.