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Authorized Shared Mobility Device Operators

A select number of companies are authorized/contracted with the City to provide shared mobility devices for rent within the City of San Diego. These devices include dockless, motorized scooters and bikes. Issues and questions regarding the use of shared mobility devices should be directed to the authorized operators below.

These are the contracted companies as of Feb. 12th, 2023.

Permitted Companies



Available Discounts

Picture of a black and white Bird scooter.



Available Discounts



Lime Scooter with green and white frame and black wheels




A shared mobility device from Spin parked on a mountain overlooking the ocean.

Information for Operators

Shared Mobility Device Operator Regulations

  • PDF icon Municipal Code Amendment for Shared Mobility Devices Ordinance
    Passed by the City Council on May 24, 2022, the ordinance provides regulations for shared mobility device rental companies. 
  • Boardwalk Ban Ordinance
    Passed by the City Council on Jan. 30, 2020, the ordinance bans the use of shared mobility devices on the Mission Bay Park Bayside Walk, and on the Mission Beach, Pacific Beach and the La Jolla Shores boardwalks.

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I get information regarding impounded devices?

To get information on where to retrieve impounded devices, send an email to

Are our shared mobility devices blocking street sweeping activities?

Street sweepers collect and remove paper, leaves and other visible debris that collect in the gutters, which can block storm water facilities, causing localized flooding during heavy rains. Street sweeping also removes metal particles and other hazardous waste products left by passing vehicles. To ensure safe, clean streets and to coordinate how you mobilize and stage shared mobility devices, review the City of San Diego Master Street Sweeping Schedule.

Is the insurance requirement amount flexible?

No, the insurance requirements cannot be modified.

What address should operators use for the City on the insurance policy?

City of San Diego
Sustainability & Mobility Department
Attn: Shared Mobility Device Program Manager
1200 3rd Ave, . MS 1101B
San Diego, CA 92101