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Micromobility, Scooters Power Florida’s Transportation Capabilities

Apr 10, 2019 by AFP

AFP-FL applauds House Committee passage of House Bill 453 to empower Floridians to make transportation decisions that fit their needs

Tallahassee, Fla: Americans for Prosperity-Florida (AFP-FL), the state’s leading grassroots advocacy group today applauded the passage of House Bill 453, Micromobility Devices and Motorized Scooters, sponsored by State Representative Jackie Toledo (R-Tampa), out of the Florida House State Affairs Committee.

AFP-FL state director, Skylar Zander, released the following statement:

“Floridians should have access to the innovative and reliable transportation options that meet their needs. Micromobility empowers Floridians with more options to travel with ease. We thank the members of the Florida House State Affairs Committee for creating a framework for the operation of micromobility devices and for-hire motorized scooters, and we encourage the full House to support HB 453.”

HB 453 is next expected to be considered by the full House of Representatives. Similar legislation in the senate, SB 542, has passed its first two committees of reference and is scheduled to be heard next in the Senate Appropriations Committee.

For further information or an interview, reach Andres Malave at 407-388-8060 or AMalave@afphq.org

Through broad-based grassroots outreach, Americans for Prosperity (AFP) is driving long-term solutions to the country’s biggest problems. AFP activists engage friends and neighbors on key issues and encourage them to take an active role in building a culture of mutual benefit, where people succeed by helping one another. AFP recruits and unites Floridians behind a common goal of advancing policies that will help people improve their lives. For more information, visit www.AmericansForProsperity.org