After the approval of the agreement with the city authorities on the introduction of rules for users, some services for short-term rental of electric scooters returned to providing services in St. Petersburg. So, on its return on Friday, June 11, the company Molnia announced on Instagram.
The publication says that the service has signed an agreement with the transport committee on compliance with the rules for the use of personal mobility aids in the city.
“Of course, we are in favor of making the streets of the city safe for everyone. We do not want to see injuries, fights and accidents involving electric scooters in the news, ”the company explained.
Molnia representatives noted that this month the ski areas in the center will be limited, and the speed of the scooters will be reduced to 20 km / h.
In addition, Whoosh kicksharing has returned to the streets of St. Petersburg, the press service of the company reported.
For scooters, additional restrictions will apply during Euro 2020: on sidewalks and in crowded areas, the speed will be limited to 10 km / h until July 12. In addition, it will not be possible to move around and place scooters on Admiralteisky Prospekt, Nevsky Prospekt, Bolshaya Konyushennaya Street, Bolshaya Morskaya Street, Angliyskaya and Dvortsovaya Embankments.
Earlier, on June 9, electric scooters of a number of kick-sharing services operating in the city, in particular, Whoosh, Urent and Molnia, became unavailable for rent in St. Petersburg.
Since June 8, the authorities of St. Petersburg have limited the speed of electric scooters in the city center to 10 km / h. It became known that the restriction is in effect on 20 streets in the Petrogradsky and Central regions.