Sec. 5-16.    Definitions.
   In this article, unless the context otherwise requires:
   (a)   Applicant means an entity or person authorized to apply for a Mobility Share Permit.
   (b)   Director means the director of the department of transportation or the director's designee.
   (c)   Electric scooter means a self-propelled device that has an electric motor, a deck on which a person may ride, at least two (2) tandem wheels in contact with the ground and is designed to be operated in a standup mode.
   (d)   Mobility share entity means any person, corporate or otherwise, offering a shared mobility device for hire for use in the City of Tucson right of way (ROW), whether the use in the ROW is intended or not, pursuant to a Mobility Share Permit.
   (e)   Mobility Share Permit means a non-exclusive license to offer shared mobility devices for hire within the City of Tucson or a portion thereof.
   (f)   Permittee means any entity or person granted a Mobility Share Permit.
   (g)   Shared mobility device means any motorized or non-motorized wheeled device, including, but not limited to, an electric scooter:
      (1)   offered for hire on a short-term use basis (typically for a half hour or less, or one (1) or two (2) trips);
      (2)   designed for moving one (1) or more persons by means of human or electric power, or any combination thereof; and
      (3)   not required to be returned to a specific origin point. This may include, but is not limited to, bicycles, electric bicycles, and electric scooters.
(Ord. No. 11583, § 2, 9-5-18; Ord. No. 11779, § 1, 9-9-20)