#BOLTPORTLAND

PORTLAND

OREGON
LAWS APPLICABLE TO

Electric
Scooters

For more information, please visit the PBOT website by clicking the button below.
PBOT WEBSITE
  • NO SIDEWALK RIDING: Using an electric scooter on the sidewalk and in crosswalks is prohibited. People using electric scooters are allowed on Portland city streets, multi-use paths and in bike lanes.
  • HELMETS ARE REQUIRED: People using electric scooters are required to wear a bicycle helmet.
  • MINIMUM AGE: Youth under age 16 are prohibited from riding electric scooters.
  • YIELD TO PEDESTRIANS: People using an electric scooter are required to yield to pedestrians.
  • NO RIDING IN PORTLAND PARKS: Motorized wheeled devices are prohibited in Parks, except on Park roads, or in designated vehicle parking areas, or by permit. Multi-use Paths in Portland Parks include: Waterfront River Trail, Eastbank Esplanade, Springwater Corridor.

How to BOLT:

SAFETY FIRST
Helmets are required. We also strongly recommend making sure your brakes work by engaging them before starting your ride.
START YOUR RIDE
Step on the scooter and push-off with one foot then use the throttle. To stop, release throttle and squeeze the brakes. 
ENDING YOUR RIDE
Please be courteous to others and make sure the kickstand is down. Don’t block public pathways. Park by bike racks when available.
CONTACT BOLT PORTLAND

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SUBSCRIPTION PLAN AVAILABLE

Ride More, Pay less!

Portland, Oregon is the first Bolt city to offer subscriptions! We are offering an introductory price of $25 (Regular Price $50) for a limited time. Each Bolt Subscriber will have access to all of our scooters with 90 minutes free ride time everyday! Scooters will be spread throughout the city's hotspots and will be accessible at any time. In addition, we will be introducing a Location Request service for riders to request scooters near a specific location. Whether you're heading to work, going out, or going home, Bolt there now!