Director Rules for Deployment and Operation of Shared Small Vehicle Mobility Systems is a document 1 that presents a set of rules for dockless shared mobility service providers by the city of Austin, Texas. Section 7 covers the rules for “Privacy, Data Reporting, and Sharing.”
These rules include provisions for limiting the data that service providers can collect from users, which is a subject not addressed in many other communities’ requirements.
- Monthly complaints and crash history reports are required. The formats are not specified but may be set by the city.
- Other real-time and historic information must be provided through an API to either the city or a city-specified third party. The format is not specified in the rules but will be specified by the city.
- Incomplete or inaccurate information may result in license revocation.
- 1Austin, TX Transportation Department. (n.d.). Director Rules for Deployment and Operation of Shared Vehicle Mobility Systems. Retrieved March 3, 2021, from The City of Austin: http://austintexas.gov/sites/default/files/files/Transportation/Dockless_Final_Accepted_Searchable.pdf