The province of Ontario recently announced plans for an e-scooter pilot program to make it easier for people to get places. The e-scooters will have horns, bells, and a front and rear light for safety and users must be at least 16 years old and are required to wear helmets.
The new e-scooter pilot program was implemented to help businesses grow while allowing commuters -- and potential consumers -- more choice, said Vijay Thanigasalam, Parliamentary Assistant to Caroline Mulroney, Minister of Transportation. "Ontario's five-year e-scooter pilot will give people a new, clean and green way to get from point A to point B in their communities," said Thanigasalam. "This pilot is another way that our government is giving consumers more choice and making Ontario open for business."