FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 14, 2020
Lauren Stephens – (202) 465-6112, firstname.lastname@example.org
(Washington, DC) -- Today, the District Department of Transportation (DDOT) announced a continuation of its demonstration pilot for shared motor-driven
cycles, also known as mopeds, and released new draft terms and conditions that will govern
the second phase of the pilot.
Shared motor-driven cycle operators with a 2019 Public Right-of-Way Occupancy Permit (PROW OP) are permitted to continue operations
through Saturday, February 29, 2020 under the current permits. The second phase of the motor
driven cycle pilot, which will be governed by revised terms and conditions, will begin on March 1, 2020 and continue through
September 30, 2020.
Under the new draft terms and conditions:
These new requirements are in addition to existing District law requiring moped riders to wear helmets, possess a valid driver’s license, and avoid riding on sidewalks.
The draft terms and conditions are available here and
will be available for public comment for 10 business days, through January 29, 2020. Residents are
required to submit their comments in writing by email to email@example.com or by mail to 55 M Street SE Washington, DC
20003. DDOT will post the final terms and conditions on the DDOT website (ddot.dc.gov)
after all public comments are reviewed.
The mission of the District Department of Transportation (DDOT) is to enhance the quality of life for District residents and visitors by ensuring that people, goods, and information move efficiently and safely with minimal adverse impact on residents and the
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